News from our newspaper (Reporter Cao Fei) The reporter learned from the Third Affiliated Hospital of Naval Military Medical University (Shanghai Oriental Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital) that the farewell ceremony for Wu Mengchao's remains will be held today at 8:30 in the lobby of Longhua Funeral Home, 210 Caoxi Road, Shanghai.

It is understood that the mourning of the masses was accepted at the ceremony.

  Comrade Wu Mengchao, an outstanding member of the Communist Party of China, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, a pioneer and main founder of Chinese Liver Surgery, and the former Vice President of the Second Military Medical University, died of illness in Shanghai at 13:02 on May 22, 2021. He was 99 years old.

  From the 23rd to the 25th, Shanghai Oriental Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital set up a mourning hall in the square of Building 3, and received condolences from 8 am to 19:30 every day.

"Thank him for saving so many people!" In the past few days, in this first hospital of hepatobiliary surgery in my country, founded by Wu Mengchao and worked until the age of 97, citizens came to express their condolences in an endless stream, and everyone offered flowers in an orderly manner. , A silent tribute, to send Wu Mengchao the last ride.

The statue of Wu Mengchao, located in the Shanghai Oriental Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital, was also full of flowers sent in condolences to the masses.

The reporter learned from the staff at the memorial event that thousands of people from all walks of life have come to see Wu Mengchao every day for the past few days.

  In addition to on-site condolences, wreaths, bouquets, etc. mailed by doctors, patients, and netizens from all over the country are also full of memorial sites.

  In addition, some spontaneously set up "Comrade Wu Mengchao Online Condolence Hall" also accepts flower offerings from netizens.

The reporter saw that as of 19:00 yesterday, more than 340,000 mourners in one of the online condolence halls mourned Wu Mengchao.