Medical workers massage patients' acupuncture points at the Wuhan pulmonary hospital in Wuhan. Photo: Xinhua Medical workers massage patients' acupuncture points at the Wuhan pulmonary hospital in Wuhan. Photo: Xinhua
Medical workers massage patients' acupuncture points at the Wuhan pulmonary hospital in Wuhan. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing pushes traditional Chinese medicine as coronavirus treatment despite questions over benefits

  • President Xi Jinping has praised it as a ‘treasure’ of Chinese civilisation and more than 90 per cent of Covid-19 patients in the country have been given it
  • Beijing is now keen to promote its use internationally, but some scientists have warned there is no evidence to prove it works

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Medical workers massage patients' acupuncture points at the Wuhan pulmonary hospital in Wuhan. Photo: Xinhua Medical workers massage patients' acupuncture points at the Wuhan pulmonary hospital in Wuhan. Photo: Xinhua
Medical workers massage patients' acupuncture points at the Wuhan pulmonary hospital in Wuhan. Photo: Xinhua
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