Experts depart for Suifenhe

BEIJING: A team of 15 medical experts on Sunday departed from Beijing for the city of Suifenhe, at the China-Russia border in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, to aid the city’s fight against imported COVID-19 cases, according to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The experts, specializing in laboratory testing from the National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention under the CDC, will bring the total number of CDC experts sent to the city to 22.
The team will set up a mobile negative pressure lab upon their arrival, which will facilitate them in conducting nucleic acid tests and scientific research. – Agencies