Medical workers transfer a patient in the isolation ward for coronavirus patients at a hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Wuhan doctors battle outbreak in nappies as masks rub their faces raw

  • ‘When doctors and nurses are in the ward, they cannot eat, drink or go to the bathroom,’ Wuhan media briefing is told
  • Doctors and nurses ‘have bloody marks on the bridges of their noses’ from mask-related skin irritation, says Ma Xin, a doctor brought in to battle the outbreak
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Medical workers transfer a patient in the isolation ward for coronavirus patients at a hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak. Photo: AP
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