Lin Zhengbin

Lin Zhengbin (Chinese: 林正斌, 6 July 1957 – 10 February 2020) was a Chinese physician and organ transplant expert at Wuhan Tongji Hospital.

Lin Zhengbin
Born(1957-07-06)6 July 1957
Wuhan, Hubei, China
Died10 February 2020(2020-02-10) (aged 62)
Wuhan, Hubei, China
Alma materTongji Medical College
Kanazawa University
Scientific career
Fieldsorgan transplantation
InstitutionsWuhan Tongji Hospital [zh]
Chinese name
Chinese

BiographyEdit

Lin graduated from Tongji Medical College in 1987, where he obtained a bachelor's degree in medicine. After graduation, he started his career at Wuhan Tongji Hospital [zh], engaged in organ transplants for more than 30 years.[1] He was chief physician of the Institute of Organ Transplantation of Tongji Hospital.[2]

He retired in July 2017, but was rehired by Wuhan Tongji Hospital.[3]

During the COVID-19 pandemic in China, Lin was infected with the coronavirus. He died on 10 February 2020 due to complications caused by the disease.[2][4]

AccusationEdit

Falun Gong supporters accused him of harvesting organs from Falun Gong practitioners.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "武汉一医生感染新冠肺炎去世,从确诊到去世不到一个月" (in Chinese). The Paper. 11 February 2020. Archived from the original on 11 February 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Wuhan professors succumb to virus". China Daily. 20 February 2020.
  3. ^ "移植专家林正斌离世:院方称尚不知如何染病,家人也被感染正治疗" (in Chinese). ifeng.com. 11 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Tribute to Chinese Medical Staff Who Died Fighting New Coronavirus". Yicai Global. 17 February 2020.
  5. ^ "武漢器官移植教授染疫身亡 被指參與活摘器官" (in Chinese). New Tang Dynasty Television. 11 February 2020.