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Wuhan residents remember 'whistleblower' doctor a year after his death

Li Wenliang tried to sound the alarm but was reprimanded by police for spreading rumours

Li Wenliang was working as an ophthalmologist at Wuhan Central Hospital when he sent out a warning to fellow medics on Dec. 30 2019. (Photo taken from Twitter)

WUHAN, China  (Reuters) -- A year after his death from COVID-19, residents in the Chinese city of Wuhan say they remain grateful to the "whistleblower" doctor who first sounded the alarm about the outbreak before it received official recognition.

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