Experts sent to Saudi Arabia

YINCHUAN: China has sent a team of medical experts to Saudi Arabia to assist the country’s fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The team, consisting of eight medical experts, left Yinchuan, capital of northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, on Wednesday morning for Saudi Arabia. The experts specialized in various areas including virus testing, infectious disease, respiratory disease, intensive care, and traditional Chinese medicine from several hospitals in Ningxia and centers for disease prevention and control at both the national and regional level. The experts also took with them medical supplies donated by the regional government, including surgical masks, N95 masks, protective clothing, nucleic acid testing kits and infrared thermometers. Upon arrival, the Chinese experts will share their experiences with and offer training for Saudi medical staff on the prevention, control, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19. – Agencies