Chinese Whistleblower Doctor Dies Of Coronavirus
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We deeply mourn the death of #Wuhan doctor Li wenliang, who unfortunately got infected with novel #Coronavirus while battling with the epidemic. After all-effort rescue, Li passed away on 2:58 am, Feb. 7. pic.twitter.com/mbYA3wB4pn— People's Daily, China (@PDChina) February 6, 2020
The death of Dr Wenliang led to Chinese media hail him as a “hero who was willing to speak the truth,” with some posting poems, photos and drawings saluting him.
Dr. Li Wenliang, one of the 8 whistleblowers of #WuhanVirus, died hours ago. Under #China's authoritarian rule, truth-tellers are disciplined for "spreading rumors". Unfortunately, #XiJingping and #CCP never learn, as China censors and clamps down on #coronavirus coverage AGAIN. pic.twitter.com/1Zt8ewWhsP— Demosistō 香港眾志