Health chief in Chinese city near infection center sacked

BEIJING (Reuters) – The health chief of China’s Huanggang city, near the epicenter of the coronavirus break out in the nation, has been dismissed, the city’s health department stated in a statement on Thursday.

The quick statement stated that Tang Zhihong had been dismissed, but offered no other details.

Reporting by Beijing newsroom; Writing by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Jon Boyle

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