Coronavirus outbreak: doctor in Wuhan hospital dies as army medics flown in

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Liang Wudong, 62, died after treating patients in Wuhan amid signs that health workers are overwhelmed by the outbreak

A doctor treating victims infected with the coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan has died from the virus amid further signs that the local health system has been overwhelmed and that the outbreak is worsening.

The 62-year-old doctor Liang Wudong died on Saturday morning, state media said, and it was also reported by the Chinese Global Times website that another doctor who had been treating patients in Wuhan died of a heart attack later in the day. It was not clear if Jiang Jijun, 51, had contracted the virus.

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Liang Wudong, a doctor at Hubei Xinhua Hospital who had been at the front line of the #CoronavirusOutbreak battle in Wuhan, dies from the virus at age 62. pic.twitter.com/W6RmzLnioS

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