UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang has stated that they are struggling with the new coronavirus epidemic and urged European Union (EU) countries to make relief in securing medical equipment.
In a written statement from the State Council of China, Keqiang learned in a telephone conversation with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on the issue of combating coronavirus in his home country.
“Currently, with all our might, we are providing the medical equipment that our health personnel need in the fight against the epidemic. We hope that the EU will also provide China with facilities to supply emergency medical equipment (products) through trade channels from member countries. of the EU, “Keqiang said, adding that they are focused on combating the 2019-nCoV epidemic and normalizing the lives of Chinese citizens.
He said they expect the international community, including EU countries, to step up co-operation.
Von der Leyen said the EU is aware of the war China is waging against the epidemic and they appreciate it. She stressed that they would provide all possible resources for the Chinese government and would coordinate for EU member states to provide facilities for providing medical products to China.
Chinese Prime Minister Keqiang heads “Central Government Task Force on Fight Against New Coronavirus” which acts as the highest mechanism in the country and formed as part of the fight against the new coronavirus which has spread since January 20th. speed in place.
The epidemic of the new coronavirus
The new coronavirus strain was first discovered in the Chinese city of Wuhan on December 12, 2019. The Health Commission in Wuhan on December 31 announced that as many as 27 other people who have had contact with the Huanan seafood market in the city have been observed ” mysterious disease ”and then closed the market.
In addition to China’s cities, the virus has also been confirmed in its special administrative regions in Hong Kong and Macau, as well as in other countries such as Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Finland and India.
The new coronavirus through people who have traveled frequently to China has also spread to the US, Canada, Russia, Britain, France, Australia, Germany, Italy, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Finland.
The new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) first appeared in the city of Wuhan in the Hubei region of China. The first symptoms of the noROvirus are high fever, sore throat, cough, difficulty breathing and diarrhea while in the later advanced stage it causes kidney disease and insufficiency and can eventually lead to death.
As of this morning, the number of deaths has reached 259, with 11,791 being affected by the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) which is increasing its impact throughout China.
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