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Rebuked coronavirus whistleblower vindicated by top Chinese court

Wuhan doctor cleared of 'spreading rumors' about an illness last year

Falsely accused ophthalmologist Li Wenliang: “I think there should be more than one voice in a healthy society, and I don’t approve of using public power for excessive interference.” (Photo by Li Wenliang)

An ophthalmologist in Wuhan, believed to be a whistleblower of the coronavirus outbreak punished by local police, has been vindicated by China's top court. Suspected to have been infected after treating a patient, he says that he will return to the front lines and continue fighting the virus once he recovers.

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