A passenger at a Beijing railway station covers her head and body with plastic bags for added protection against the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus infects 1,716 medical staff as China reports 5,090 new cases

  • Antibodies in the blood of recovered patients can kill the virus, Chinese researchers say
  • Total mainland cases now at more than 63,851 and deaths at 1,380
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A passenger at a Beijing railway station covers her head and body with plastic bags for added protection against the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
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