Many health workers are thought to have been infected at the start of the outbreak. Photo: AFP

Chinese medical staff paying ‘too high a price’ in battle to curb coronavirus

  • Authorities confirm that 1,716 health care workers have been infected with Covid-19
  • Numbers affected are greater than those recorded during the 2003 Sars outbreak; one specialist warns this increases the risk of cross-transmission in hospitals
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Many health workers are thought to have been infected at the start of the outbreak. Photo: AFP
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