Patient featured in viral sunset picture recovers from COVID-19

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Do you remember that photo that touched people’s hearts, where a doctor coming from Shanghai featured in the picture with a Wuhan COVID-19 patient in his eighties watching a spectacular sunset on their way back from a CT scan? Their stop has warmed people’s hearts on social media platforms.

On April 9, 87-year-old Mr. Wang recovered and was discharged from the hospital. He talked with his doctor on the phone and showed his gratitude to the medical staff.

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