Doctor Gets Married In 10 Minutes So He Can Rush Back To Help Coronavirus Patients

Marry wife, save lives.

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At the risk of their own safety and even their personal lives, China's doctors and nurses have been working tirelessly to help patients during the coronavirus epidemic

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One Chinese doctor, in particular, was recently praised for giving up his wedding celebrations to treat coronavirus patients

China Times reported that on 30 January, the couple held their wedding ceremony in Heze, Shandong and it only took 10 minutes.

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Shortly after the ceremony, the groom rushed back to the hospital to treat coronavirus patients

Their wedding was planned before the Wuhan virus outbreak and because everything had already been set out, the couple decided to just run with it and keep things short and simple.

They removed most traditional wedding expectations. And the only guests who attended were the groom's parents and the marriage officiant, according to NextShark.

Fortunately, his bride was completely fine with how their short wedding panned out

NextShark revealed that she wanted her husband to return to work with peace of mind more than anything else. 

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At the time of writing, there are over 24,000 Wuhan virus cases in China

The global death toll is currently at 490. Meanwhile, 907 recoveries have been made.

In good news, China doctors were recently able to deliver a healthy baby from a suspected coronavirus patient:

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