Shanghai’s new infectious disease hospital is being built in suburban Jinshan in the southwest – far from its glitzy financial district and the Bund. Photo: Kyodo

Coronavirus: Shanghai building new infectious disease hospital for patients

  • City is the latest of more than a dozen in China racing to open facilities to treat growing number of cases
  • It will be an extension of public health clinic and will have negative pressure wards, where air flows in but not out, and 200 beds
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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Shanghai’s new infectious disease hospital is being built in suburban Jinshan in the southwest – far from its glitzy financial district and the Bund. Photo: Kyodo
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Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo joined the Post in 2010 and reports on China. She has covered a wide range of subjects including policy, rural issues, culture and society. She worked in Beijing before relocating to Shanghai in 2014.