Russian coronavirus test system to be used in China
Chinese medics will begin using coronavirus test program, developed in Russia’s Primorsky Region, for Wuhan patients in the upcoming days, World Health Organization Programs Center Executive Secretary Viktor Fersht said.
"The [Chinese Non-Government Medical Institutions] Association has set up a control brigade, which went to the center of the epidemic," Fersht said.
Five hundred doctors went to Wuhan and they will use the [Russian] system to diagnose and prescribe medication to the diseased Chinese people," TASS cited him as saying.
The number of confirmed coronavirus-induced pneumonia cases in China has exceeded 20,400 people. According to China’s regional health committees, the total number of lethal cases has exceeded 420.