China's sci-tech weapons in COVID-19 fight

Source: Xinhua| 2020-02-26 18:22:30|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Dr. Bruce Aylward, team lead of the WHO-China joint mission on COVID-19, has given examples of China's scientific and technological measures taken to fight the virus:

-Routine medical services provided online

-Real-time, long-distance contact, support, investigation between experts, researchers on 5G platform

China "turbo-charged it (classic approach for infectious disease control) with modern science and modern technology in a way that was unimaginable even a few years ago," Aylward told the press on Monday.

See what China has done with science and technology to better fight the virus.

Doctors provide online medical services to patients at an office of the Internet Hospital of Jiangsu Province Hospital in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Feb. 7, 2020. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)

A staff member operates a 5G body temperature screening system at Nanning East Railway Station in Nanning City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Feb. 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Lu Boan)

Technicians work on a second generation disinfection robot in a technological company in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Feb. 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Ziheng)

A staff member puts food inside the delivery robot in Changsha, central China's Hunan Province, Feb. 14, 2020. Two delivery robots are transformed to deliver lunch and dinner for employees at the enterprises which have resumed production inside an economic and technological development zone in Changsha. (Xinhua/Xue Yuge)