Over 1,700 Chinese medical staff infected with novel coronavirus
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<p><img src="https://imedia-peoplesdaily.pdnews.cn/20200214/1eed438282bc47d6b656dbc6c862f7b9.png" title="" alt="2d81c0b82c4946fd9be8e5504061efe2.png"/></p><p><span style="color: rgb(127, 127, 127);">Medical workers pose for a photo in the ICU of Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, January 24, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)</span></p><p>BEIJING, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Chinese health authorities on Friday said that 1,716 medical staff had been infected with the novel coronavirus by Feb. 11, accounting for 3.8 percent of the overall confirmed cases in the country.</p><p>Among them, six people had died from the virus, accounting for 0.4 percent of the country's total deaths, the National Health Commission said at a press conference.</p><p><br/></p>