COVID-19: Chinese Doctors Arrive In Nigeria
A 15-man medical team from China has arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The team arrived in Nigeria in a chartered Air Peace aircraft on Wednesday afternoon.
They are expected to assist Nigeria in efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehainre was at the airport to receive the medical team.
The personnel, who are experts in infectious diseases, respiratory illness, intensive care, cardiology, neurology, general surgery, and anesthesiology, arrived with 16-ton test kits, ventilators, disinfection machine, disposable medical masks, drugs, infrared thermometer and other items ordered by the Federal Government.
Under the directive of the Embassy of China in Nigeria and in response to the Federal Government’s request, the team will also share with their Nigerian counterparts effective methods on COVID-19 containment.
They are to commence their stay in Nigeria by spending 14 days in quarantine.
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