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China sends 18 medical experts to help Nigeria fight COVID-19

China sends 18 medical experts to help Nigeria fight COVID-19

Nigeria will, in few days time, receive 18-man team of Chinese medical experts to help it fight COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire has announced.

The minister, who was speaking at COVID-19 press briefing, revealed “a special cargo aircraft shall leave Nigeria in a few days to collect the items which include commodities, personal protective equipment and ventilators. An 18-man team of Chinese medical experts including doctors, nurses and other medical advisers shall come along with the flight to assist us,”

Enahire added that a group of Chinese companies working in Nigeria championed this arrangement.

Nigeria has witnessed a steady rise in its COVID- 19 list in the past two weeks and today reached an all time high of 190.

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