Tag Archives: Wuhan

China’s Wuhan raises coronavirus death toll by 50% after city revises figures

This photo taken on February 17, 2020 shows medical staff members working at an exhibition center converted into a hospital in Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province. STR | AFP via Getty Images Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, has revised upwards the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths in the… Read More »

People living with HIV in Wuhan struggle to find medicine during coronavirus outbreak – CNN

The city was in the early stages of a lockdown to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus that has killed at least 4,600 people worldwide, according to John Hopkins University. Normally he would take a train or a taxi, but now that was impossible. Instead, Zhang, 26, went at night and cycled the back… Read More »

Mr Bean impersonator stuck in Wuhan

A British comic known for his Mr Bean impressions is refusing to leave Wuhan after he flew to the coronavirus-ridden city on holiday before the deadly outbreak. Actor Nigel Dixon, 53, says he does not want to spread the virus to others and insists he’s safe and happy in China, even starting a miniseries to… Read More »

‘Nobody cares about me’ Canadian stuck in Wuhan received little help from Global Affairs

As scores of his compatriots climbed off an evacuation flight from Wuhan, China, on Friday, Qi (Kevin) Jin was still languishing at ground zero of the coronavirus outbreak — and feeling decidedly abandoned. The Canadian citizen based in Toronto says he has registered repeatedly with Global Affairs Canada, but heard next to nothing from the department… Read More »