Coronavirus: U.S. Sends Relief Materials To China
The United States government has deployed relief materials to Wuhan, China, to curb the effect of the coronavirus outbreak which has claimed many lives.
The U.S. said the effort is in collaboration with some home-based organizations.
The U.S. Secretary of States, Mike Pompeo disclosed this in a tweet on Friday.
According to him, the materials would be helpful in China’s fight against the virus.
“Personal protective equipment and other medical supplies donated by these organizations can help save lives in #China and help protect people from the #coronavirus,” he tweeted.
President Trump also lauded China’s response to the virus outbreak on Friday adding that Xi Jinping was doing his best to contain the menace.
“He feels they are doing very well, even building hospitals in a matter of only days. Nothing is easy, but he will be successful,” he said.
Meanwhile, the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in mainland China has risen to 636, according to the nation’s National Health Commission.
The SARs-like virus which originated from Wuhan , China spreads through human-to-human transmission.