After the passing of many of her colleagues from coronavirus (COVID-19), a doctor in Wuhan is now openly criticizing Chinese health authorities for keeping the early warnings of the outbreak from the public.
Wuhan Central hospital emergency department head Ai Fen spoke out about state censors have reportedly been trying to scrub the internet.
Renowned writer and public speaker Wajahat Ali recently took to Twitter to share his dismay over the attitudes of racist patients toward Asian American doctors.
As a medical professional in Washington, Ali’s wife, Sarah Kureshi, has witnessed prejudice inside American hospitals amid the COVID-19 scare.
Dr. Zhu Heping is the fourth colleague of coronavirus whistleblower Dr. Li Wenliang to die of the disease.
The doctor was pronounced dead at age 66 on Monday in a hospital in Wuhan, Caixin reports. The report did not reveal if Dr. Zhu got infected from his patients.
A drunk man who vomited a 10-centimeter (4-inch) tumor in China decided to swallow it back out of fear of losing a vital part of his internal organs.
Identified only by his surname Yu, the 63-year-old man from Hubei province has reportedly been enduring a painful discomfort in his throat for a few weeks prior to the incident.
A man from Vietnam who was dying from alcohol poisoning was reportedly saved by doctors after pumping 15 cans of beer into his stomach.
The man, identified as 48-year-old Nguyen Van Nhat, was rushed to a hospital in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Tri after he was found unconscious on December 25, according to Newsweek. Medical staff at the General Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit, led by Dr. Le Van Lam, immediately pum ped three cans of beer into him to slow the liver’s processing of methanol, a dangerous type of alcohol, to give doctors time to save his life.
A medical team in China was able to keep a dying boy alive by taking turns performing CPR on him for five consecutive hours.
The patient, identified as eight-year-old Xiao Yu. was suffering from acute heart failure when his parents rushed him to Changzhou Municipal Children’s Hospital in Changzhou, Jiangsu province.
A Chinese woman’s love for “exotic” food may have led to her contracting a parasitic infection after she reportedly ingested a tapeworm from uncooked meat.
Surgeons from a hospital in Jiangsu, China pulled out a 2-inch-long live tapeworm from the eye socket of the patient identified only by her last name Yang.
A woman’s toenails stopped growing and began falling off months after getting a fish pedicure, a recent doctor’s report revealed.
The beauty practice, in which tiny fish called Garra rufa nibble at the dead skin on people’s feet, has become a popular method of exfoliation at many spa outlets.
A 10-year-old girl from Guangzhou, southern China, reportedly went through an open brain surgery to get a part of her skull removed after getting severe bacterial infection when her mother squeezed out her blackheads with unwashed hands.
According to Chinese media, doctors managed to extract 8 milliliters of pus from the patient, Xiao Mei, as well as an abscess from her brain during the five-hour operation at The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University in Guangzhou on Monday, the Daily Mail reported.
Black and Asian healthcare professionals in the United States are more likely to face prejudice and hear offensive language from their own patients than their White counterparts, a recent study revealed.
Almost 1,200 doctors and other healthcare professionals and over 1,000 patients participated in the survey, “Patient Prejudice: When Credentials Aren’t Enough“.
A Chinese patient who was suffering from a massive neck tumor was recently saved by doctors after she was given a 3D printed spine.
Doctors at the Shanghai Changzheng Hospital had to replace 28-year-old patient Xiao Wen’s six out of her seven cervical vertebrae which had been affected by chondrosarcoma, a rare type of cancer that forms in the bones.
A Chinese patient recently underwent a three-hour procedure with a team of surgeons to remove 30 inches of his bloated large intestines.
The unnamed patient was reportedly born with Hirschsprung’s disease (HD), a rare condition that affects the large intestine (colon) and causes problems with passing stool, giving him severe constipation. HD, which is generally diagnosed in babies and children, affects around one in every 5,000 births.