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[chinadaily.com.cn] University sends medical team to Wuhan

Last updated :2020-02-08

Source: https://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202002/07/WS5e3d04efa310128217275cfb.html
By Li Wenfang

The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University dispatched 131 medical workers to Wuhan, Hubei province on Feb 7, 2020, to join the fight against the novel coronavirus. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University dispatched 131 medical workers to Wuhan, Hubei province on Friday to join the fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak.

The hospital has so far sent 150 of its staff to Wuhan, epicenter of the outbreak.

The latest team, consisting of 30 doctors and 100 nurses from more than 10 departments and an administrator, were mobilized in two hours on Thursday night.

They received intensive training and brought 300 boxes of medical and daily supplies with them to Wuhan.