whatsapp He was then summoned by the Wuhan police to sign a reprimand letter in which he was accused of “making false comments” and disturbing the social order. Sign up to City A.M.’s Midday Update newsletter, delivered to your inbox every lunchtime The Chinese whistleblower doctor who warned the public of a Sars-like virus in December has died from the coronavirus. Thursday 6 February 2020 4:19 pm Dr Li Wenliang had noticed seven cases of a virus that were similar to the Sars epidemic in 2003, which killed 774 people. (Getty Images) Dr Li was hospitalised on 12 January and it was confirmed on 1 February that he had the coronavirus. He was among eight people reprimanded by police in December. Angharad Carrick (Getty Images) Also Read: Coronavirus kills Wuhan whistleblower doctor (Getty Images) Also Read: Coronavirus kills Wuhan whistleblower doctor In December the opthalmologist warned other doctors about the virus urging them to wear protective clothing to avoid infection. The virus has now killed more than 560 people and infected 28,000 in China. China’s state broadcaster today confirmed that two newborn babies in Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, have been infected with the virus. It has been suggested that the youngest baby, who was diagnosed at 30 hours old, was infected by their mother. Coronavirus kills Wuhan whistleblower doctor Get the news as it happens by following City A.M. on Twitter. More From Our Partners Astounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.com Share by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeMilitary BudThis Picture Shows Who Prince Harry’s Father Really IsMilitary BudRest Wow68 Hollywood Stars Who Look Unrecognizable NowRest WowAll Things Auto | Search AdsNew Acura’s Finally On SaleAll Things Auto | Search AdsGameday NewsMichael Oher Tells A Whole Different Story About ‘The Blind Side’Gameday NewsMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailAtlantic MirrorA Kilimanjaro Discovery Has Proved This About The BibleAtlantic MirrorFactablePut Baking Soda Around The Base Of A Tomato Plant, Here’s WhyFactableCrowdy FanCouple Who Waits 9 Years To Open Their Wedding Present Gets A Rude AwakeningCrowdy Fan whatsapp Show Comments ▼ There have been confirmed cases in 25 countries and there have been two deaths outside mainland China – one in Hong Kong and one in the Philippines.