The death toll from the Coronavirus is currently 106
Liang Wudong was an ENT specialist who worked “at the front line” of the outbreak in Wuhan – the epicenter of the virus.
The doctor had worked in Hubei Xinhau Hospital but retired in March 2019. He died on Saturday.
106 people have died from the virus with an estimated 4,500 people infected.
At least 16 countries have been infected with the virus including America. Japan will be sending a plane to Wuhan to evacuate its citizens.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said the high-speed rail line linking the city to mainland China would be suspended from Thursday.
Coronavirus test kits was recently likened to “winning lottery tickets” in Wuhan.
In related news, a 13-year-old Chinese boy was reduced to tears after a group of Italian racists hurled slurs at him about the virus.