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safe mask, DOCTOR WHO SOUNDED ALARM ON CORONAVIRUS DIES, HOSPITAL SAYS As a result, his hands have been in tight protective gloves to protect him from contracting the pneumonia-like illness that’s sickened over 31,200 and killed at least 636. Chen’s now dealing with the painful ramifications of the long hours, including bloodied hands. Dr. Chen Jun said his hands have been left irritated and raw by long hours spent in protective gloves. (AsiaWire) “I cannot flinch, there are still so many people waiting for these results,” Jun told AsiaWire. “I have to stick it out.”

safe mask - Chen said his injuries are not unlike other medics currently working around the clock to help the thousands of patients in Wuhan. About 99 percent of the coronavirus cases have occurred in mainland China, with the outbreak first reported in patients who had visited a Wuhan food market. SIGN UP FOR THE FOX HEALTH NEWSLETTER Wuhan and surrounding cities in the Hubei Province have been on lockdown for several weeks as officials in China work to contain the viral spread. Government officials ordered a 1,000-bed hospital to be built in a little over a week, which has since opened and is housing patients.

safe mask, On the ground, medics have made public pleas for more medical supplies and extra hands, but getting the materials to the city has proven difficult due to travel restrictions. There have been several reports of medics wearing adult diapers out of fear of ripping their hazmat gear while taking it off to use the restroom. On Thursday, Wuhan Central Hospital confirmed the death of 34-year-old Dr. Li Wenliang, the physician who was allegedly detained for warning others about the coronavirus before he himself contracted the illness.

safe mask - CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Li was “unfortunately infected during the fight against the pneumonia epidemic of the new coronavirus infection,” the hospital said. “We deeply regret and mourn this.” An activist group hosted a memorial in Hong Kong for Li on Friday.

safe mask - Wuhan rounding up infected residents for mass quarantine camps; Fox News medical correspondent Dr. Marc Siegel weighs in. A child who was one of the first 195 American evacuees from Wuhan, China — the epicenter for the deadly coronavirus outbreak — has been hospitalized with a fever, a possible symptom of the virus that has killed some 638 people and sickened more than 30,000 others worldwide. The child, who was not identified, developed a fever on Wednesday evening while at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, and is under quarantine with the other evacuees. The child, along with a parent, was then taken to Riverside University Health System-Medical Center in Moreno Valley to undergo testing for coronavirus. The results from the test are expected either Friday or Saturday, reports The Press-Enterprise.