China sends more experts to assist Iran fighting coronavirus

Source: Xinhua| 2020-03-14 21:30:34|Editor: huaxia

HEFEI, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Two more voluntary experts sent by the Red Cross Society of China will leave for Iran Saturday night to help it fight the novel coronavirus outbreak, sources from the Red Cross Society of Anhui Province said.

The two medical experts from the First Affiliated Hospital of University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, the provincial capital of Anhui, will take a flight of Iran's Mahan Air from Guangzhou to Teheran.

They will join five other Chinese voluntary experts that have been working in Iran since Feb. 29. They plan to stay there until March. 29.

"We will use the experience of China to treat patients in Iran and do our part in Iran's fight against the novel coronavirus," said Wang Dongsheng, one of the two experts. He had worked in Wuhan, epicenter of the outbreak in central China's Hubei Province.