Peng Zhiyong (R), head of the department of critical care medicine of Zhongnan Hospital, checks diagnosis record of a patient with his colleague in the ICU (intensive care unit) of the Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying confirmed that the United States has tabled a proposal to evacuate personnel from its Wuhan consulate to the United States.
BEIJING, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- China said on Sunday that it is keeping close communication with the World Health Organization (WHO) and relevant countries on pneumonia caused by a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
China has been releasing information to the WHO as well as relevant countries in a timely manner since the outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said in a statement.
She confirmed that the United States has tabled a proposal to evacuate personnel from its Wuhan consulate to the United States.
China will make arrangements accordingly and provide assistance and facilitation to the U.S. side in line with international practice and China's relevant provisions on epidemic prevention, said Hua. ■