Health Reports

Hong Kong doctor battles fear and separation on virus ‘dirty team’

Alfred Wong works on the isolation ward at a Hong Kong hospital treating possible coronavirus patients and is desperate to avoid infecting his pregnant wife After gruelling shifts treating coronavirus patients, Hong Kong doctor Alfred Wong often finds himself alone in a hotel room eating takeaway, battling the pain of […]

China virus death toll nears 1,400, six health workers among victims

The scale of the epidemic swelled this week after authorities in central Hubei province, the epicentre of the contagion, changed its criteria to count the number of cases The death toll from China’s virus epidemic neared 1,400 on Friday with six medical workers among the victims, underscoring the country’s struggle […]