Some doctors are using traditional Chinese medicine to treat coronavirus patients. Photo: XinhuaSome doctors are using traditional Chinese medicine to treat coronavirus patients. Photo: Xinhua
Some doctors are using traditional Chinese medicine to treat coronavirus patients. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: 85 per cent of patients in China benefiting from traditional Chinese medicine, officials claim

  • Ancient remedies play a complementary role to Western drugs in fighting the potentially deadly infection, officials, doctors say
  • But others say TCM works only as a placebo and that people who say they have benefited would have recovered anyway

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Some doctors are using traditional Chinese medicine to treat coronavirus patients. Photo: XinhuaSome doctors are using traditional Chinese medicine to treat coronavirus patients. Photo: Xinhua
Some doctors are using traditional Chinese medicine to treat coronavirus patients. Photo: Xinhua
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