Chinese Medical Team Coming To Help Fight Coronavirus - FG

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Chinese Medical Team Coming To Help Fight Coronavirus - FG


The Nigerian government has revealed that a medical team from China will arrive in the country in the some days to help battle  the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This was revealed by the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Enahire, at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing in Abuja on Friday.

The minister said that the medical team is an 18-man team of Chinese medical experts including doctors, nurses and other medical advisers Politics Nigeria

He said: 

“I have been notified of medical supplies from China, courtesy of a group of Chinese companies working here in Nigeria.

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. I must at this juncture commend our frontline workers who are doing a great job in case identification and management.

“As we prepare to contain COVID-19, we must not lose sight of other health challenges in our country. Routine health service must continue in our hospitals. Only a wing of tertiary health centres should be used


The Minister later commended the country’s frontline workers for doing a great job in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

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