Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital, a designated hospital for severe cases of #coronavirus patients amid the COVID-19 outbreak, had treated a total of 2,858 patients, 66.5 percent of whom were critically ill. In our April’s “COVID-19 Frontline” livestream special coverage, we were honored to have Zhang Dingyu, president of the hospital to share his stories of COVID-19 treatment and prevention around him.
As Wuhan’s local #COVID19 cases have long been cleared, what is the current situation at the hospital? As August 19 marks Chinese Doctors’ Day, we pay a revisit there and see what President Zhang says.
In This Story: Covid-19
Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
Latest News about Covid-19
Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.