Mar 11, 2020

China sends medical team to Italy to help fight COVID-19

China on Wednesday sent a medical expert team to Italy to help fight the epidemic and bring humanitarian relief supplies to support Italy in fighting against the COVID-19.

The expert group was led by a vice president of the Red Cross Society of China and an expert from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Five other experts from Sichuan Province were also appointed to participate.

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a phone call with Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, saying China is willing to send medical personnel and medical materials to help Italy if needed.