Zhang 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

Zhang 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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