Zhang Wenhong has gained tens of millions of followers on social media since the coronavirus outbreak began. Photo: WeiboZhang Wenhong has gained tens of millions of followers on social media since the coronavirus outbreak began. Photo: Weibo
Zhang Wenhong has gained tens of millions of followers on social media since the coronavirus outbreak began. Photo: Weibo

Coronavirus: meet the doctor who became an online celebrity for his straight talk

  • Shanghai-based infectious disease expert Zhang Wenhong shot to fame thanks to his outspoken videos about the outbreak
  • Now he wants to use his status to spread scientific knowledge, he says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Zhang Wenhong has gained tens of millions of followers on social media since the coronavirus outbreak began. Photo: WeiboZhang Wenhong has gained tens of millions of followers on social media since the coronavirus outbreak began. Photo: Weibo
Zhang Wenhong has gained tens of millions of followers on social media since the coronavirus outbreak began. Photo: Weibo
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