China is struggling to cope with the mountains of medical waste caused by the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: China struggling to deal with mountain of medical waste created by epidemic

  • Lack of treatment facilities brought into sharp focus as tonnes of discarded face masks pile up around the country
  • Many specialist incinerators were built during the Sars crisis and are now on their last legs, experts say
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China is struggling to cope with the mountains of medical waste caused by the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Reuters
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