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Breaking: Chinese Medical Team Arrives Nigeria, To Observe 14-day Quarantine

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Medical doctors from China have arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Photo credit: Channels TV

A 15-man medical team from China has arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

The team arrived in Nigeria in a chartered Air Peace aircraft on Wednesday afternoon and were received by Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire.

The personnel, who are experts in infectious diseases, respiratory illness, intensive care, cardiology, neurology, general surgery and anesthesiology, arrived with 16-ton test kits, ventilators, disinfection machine, disposable medical masks, drugs, infrared thermometer and other items ordered by the Federal Government.

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Under the directive of the Embassy of China in Nigeria and in response to the Federal Government’s request, the team will also share with their Nigerian counterparts effective methods on COVID-19 containment.

They are to commence their stay in Nigeria by spending 14 days in quarantine.

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