Wuhan party secretary Wang Zhonglin (third from left) pictured on a visit to medical workers. Photo: Handout Wuhan party secretary Wang Zhonglin (third from left) pictured on a visit to medical workers. Photo: Handout
Wuhan party secretary Wang Zhonglin (third from left) pictured on a visit to medical workers. Photo: Handout

Wuhan Communist chiefs praise city’s ‘heroic’ residents after plan to teach them to be grateful over coronavirus outbreak backfires

  • Proposal to mount a ‘gratitude education campaign’ prompts furious backlash from people at the centre of the Covid-19 outbreak
  • Party leaders shift focus on praise for city’s sacrifice after suggestion they should be grateful to Xi Jinping prompts torrent of criticism on social media

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Wuhan party secretary Wang Zhonglin (third from left) pictured on a visit to medical workers. Photo: Handout Wuhan party secretary Wang Zhonglin (third from left) pictured on a visit to medical workers. Photo: Handout
Wuhan party secretary Wang Zhonglin (third from left) pictured on a visit to medical workers. Photo: Handout
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