Medical staff in protective clothing try to cope with an influx of patients Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in the early days of the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: AFP Medical staff in protective clothing try to cope with an influx of patients Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in the early days of the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: AFP
Medical staff in protective clothing try to cope with an influx of patients Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in the early days of the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus study points to vast number of cases under the radar in China

  • Researchers in Hong Kong find that Covid-19 definitions make big differences to the pandemic’s bigger picture
  • Mainland China might have had four times as many infections as official total if broader criteria used, team says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Medical staff in protective clothing try to cope with an influx of patients Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in the early days of the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: AFP Medical staff in protective clothing try to cope with an influx of patients Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in the early days of the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: AFP
Medical staff in protective clothing try to cope with an influx of patients Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in the early days of the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: AFP
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