We'll have to take one step at a time: Wuhan coronavirus patient whose pregnant wife is also infected

University lecturer and Wuhan native Ding Hui, 40, was hospitalised on Feb 9 for Covid-19. His wife followed suit a few days later. They are both recovering in hospital.
University lecturer and Wuhan native Ding Hui, 40, was hospitalised on Feb 9 for Covid-19. His wife followed suit a few days later. They are both recovering in hospital.PHOTO: COURTESY OF DING HUI

On the night of Feb 2, Wuhan native Ding Hui started developing chills and a high fever. He pulled himself out of bed in the middle of the night and made his way to the emergency department of a hospital, where he was given a CT scan and some blood tests.

The doctor on duty said it did not look like he was infected with the new coronavirus, which had started spreading like wildfire across the city.

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