Vuong Vu Phat is the head of the pulmonology department at Peking University Hospital, and was on the team of experts who came to Wuhan directly from December 31, 2019, when he discovered a new strain of virus.
As of 10/1, the expert said pneumonia this time “can be prevented and controlled”, “less dangerous” than SARS.
But on January 21, Mr. Wang confirmed on Chinese television: “I have been diagnosed [mắc virus Vũ Hán]. The situation is now stable. ”At the time of illness, Mr. Wang was said to have stayed in Wuhan for about 8 days to investigate the outbreak of the strange disease at a live animal market.
Currently, Dr. Wang asserts that he is being treated for isolation, but cannot give specific details about the infection process. “I don’t want people to focus all their attention on me,” he said. Even so, the doctor also thanked everyone for their thorough health inquiries.
Doctor Vuong Vu Phat (Photo: Beijing Medical University Hospital)
According to Taiwan News, Mr. Wang was on the front line against SARS more than 15 years ago. Specifically, during the 2003 pandemic, Dr. Wang oversaw the treatment of SARS as a team leader at Peking University Hospital. He is also the person who directly oversees and treats the most SARS patients, for the longest time in the hospital. Thanks to his tireless efforts, Vuong Vu Phat was awarded the prestigious medal.
Dr Vuong said his condition had stabilized and soon needed necessary injections (Image: on.cc)
Information Dr. Wang fell ill shortly after officials confirmed that a new strain of the virus can be transmitted from person to person, making people nervous from anxiety. It is known that on January 23, related to the Wuhan virus has recorded 17 deaths; 583 cases of illness in China, Thailand, the United States and some other places.
(According to Reuters, Taiwan News)