The Chinese Anti-Epidemic Team Set Out for Russia, Including TCM expert

On the morning of April 11, the anti-epidemic team of the Chinese Government, made up of 10, left Harbin for Russia for the epidemic containment in Russia.

The team is organized by the National Health Commission and selected by Heilongjiang Health Commission. The members are from Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Heilongjiang Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Infectious Disease Hospital of Heilongjiang Province, the First Hospital of Harbin Medical University, the Second Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Heilongjiang Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine. They are specialized in lab testing, disease control and prevention, respiratory disease, ICU and TCM.

When the team arrive in Russia, with the leadership of the Chinese Embassy, they will share their experience with their counterparts in Russia, and give guidance and training on epidemic containment, diagnosis and treatment. The team will also have video conference with overseas Chinese, the representatives from the Chinese enterprises and the overseas students in Russia and offer the anti-epidemic knowledge and experience, as well as anti-epidemic supplies.

The team will also bring along with a donation of medical supplies, including disposable surgical masks, disposable medical masks, N95 masks, disposable rubber gloves, disposable caps, impermeable protective clothing, protective medical gowns, etc.