Experts from Guangxi head for Cambodia

(chinadaily.com.cn)

Updated: 2020-03-24

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A team of seven medical experts from the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region depart from Nanning on Monday on their way to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to assist in its fight against the COVID-19 epidemic. [Photo by Shi Ruipeng/China Daily]

A team of seven medical experts from the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region arrived in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Monday, to assist the Southeast Asian country in its fight against the COVID-19 epidemic.

Dispatched by China's National Health Commission, they come from four hospitals and the Guangxi Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Supplies worth 3.25 million yuan ($457,850) are prepared for loading onto the airplane in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. [Photo by Shi Ruipeng/China Daily]

They specialize in the fields of respiratory diseases, public health, lab testing, infection control, traditional Chinese medicine and nursing.

A chartered plane from China Southern Airlines carried anti-epidemic supplies worth 3.25 million yuan ($457,850) that were donated by the government of Guangxi. The shipment includes surgical masks, N95 masks, gloves and protective suits.