Liang Wudong (Chinese: 梁武东; pinyin: Liáng Wǔdōng; March 1959 – 25 January 2020) was a physician at Xinhua Hospital in Hubei who was the first doctor to die from the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic due to nosocomial infection.
Liang was the director of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of Hubei Province Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine Hospital (Xinhua Hospital). He had a history of arrhythmia and persistent atrial fibrillation. On 16 January 2020, Liang felt unwell and had a high fever and chills. He went to Hubei Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine Hospital for treatment and found that CT scan showed that the lungs were white and there was obvious symptoms of lung infections. After being diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019, he was admitted to an isolation ward for hospital treatment, and transferred to Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital on 18 January 2020 to continue treatment. At 7 am on 25 January 2020, Liang died at the age of 60. On 3 February, Shanxi Zhendong Group Renai Angel Fund donated 100,000 yuan to Liang Wudong's family and donated 2,000 yuan for living expenses.
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