Chinese military donates medical materials to Iran

Source:China Daily Editor:Chen Lufan 2020-03-19 21:27:33

Medical materials donated to the Iranian armed forces from the Chinese military arrive in Iran on March 19, 2020. [Photo/Official Weibo account of information office of the Chinese Defense Ministry]


In another development, the Red Cross Society of China said on Thursday that Chinese medical experts sent to Iran had recently met with their peers at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences to discuss the situation in Iran and plans of using traditional medicines from both countries in the treatment of the novel coronavirus pneumonia.

The society said Iran had positively studied and used experience gained through China's anti-virus endeavors. The organization added it had donated five batches of medical supplies such as testing kits, respirators and medicines to Iran, and those materials had been shipped to the Middle Eastern nation.

By the end of Wednesday, Iran had reported more than 17,000 confirmed infections, according to local health authorities and media outlets.



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