- Several Chinese medical experts came to the Philippines to help in combatting the novel coronavirus disease
- A few days after they visited several hospitals, they finally aired their suggestions
- One of their recommendations was to build more medical and quarantine sites for infected people
- Meanwhile, the Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines stated that China commends the anti-epidemic measures in the country
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The Chinese medical experts who arrived in the Philippines a few days ago have given their suggestions on how to improve the country’s situation amid the novel coronavirus crisis.
KAMI learned that the Philippines is one of the countries that is greatly affected by the pandemic. It already has 6,259 confirmed cases and 409 fatalities as of April 19.
Huang Xilian, the Chinese ambassador to the Philippines, initially stated that the country has taken strong measures to fight the dreadful and fatal disease.
He also mentioned that upon visiting at least 10 medical agencies, the team of Chinese experts suggested that the diagnosis and treatment capabilities must be improved.
There should also be more medical and quarantine sites, and the source of all suspected cases must be traced.
“Based on China’s anti-epidemic experience, the China medical expert team has also put forward some technical suggestions with regard to improving diagnosis and treatment capabilities, building more medical and quarantine sites and tracing the source of all suspected cases, for the reference of the Philippines to fight against the epidemic effectively,” the ambassador said.
Huang further quipped that the government of China lauds the efforts of the Philippines in terms of combatting COVID-19.
In a previous article by, the new recorded cases of COVID-19 in the Philippines on April 19 was the lowest in nine days.
The novel coronavirus disease has so far infected more than 2 million people around the world. In the Philippines, the number of recoveries has just surpassed the number of deaths.
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