Dr Hu Weifeng fell critically ill after catching COVID-19 through work in January
The doctor's skin suddenly turned dark during the treatment of the infection
The use of an antibiotic caused the change of his colour, a spokesperson said
He has died from complications brought by the coronavirus, according to media
A Chinese doctor whose skin suddenly turned dark after falling critically ill with COVID-19 has reportedly died after fighting the killer infection for nearly five months.
Dr Hu Weifeng, who caught the virus through work in January, passed at a hospital in the former epicentre Wuhan, Chinese news website The Paper reported today.
The 42-year-old medic had been treated in intensive care units for more than a months before losing his life to complications brought by the coronavirus, insiders told The Paper.