- China has built a hospital for treating coronavirus following the outbreak of the killer disease
- The Huoshenshan Hospital was built in 10 days and completed on Sunday, February 2
- The deadly disease is the latest outbreak the world is battling with
Following the outbreak of coronavirus in China and other parts of the world, the Asian country has completed building a hospital to treat the deadly virus in Wuhan.
According to South Front, the Huoshenshan Hospital, which was built in 10 days, was completed on Sunday, February 2.
Legit.ng gathers that a total of 1,400 medical staff from the armed forces are tasked with treating patients at the medical facility.
It should be noted that 361 have been killed and another 17,238 are infected by the coronavirus inside China, but over 480 people have recovered.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Chinese embassy in Nigeria disclosed that contrary to reports, Nigerians residing in Wuhan, the Chinese city where coronavirus broke out are 60 in number and not 16 as earlier claimed by Lai Mohammed, minister of information.
Zhou Pingjian, Chinese ambassador to Nigeria, made the disclosure at a press conference in Abuja on Monday, February 3.
Pingjian said Nigerian citizens in Wuhan were adhering to the advisory issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
He said the Nigerian embassy in China was in communication with Nigerians in the Chinese city.
The ambassador said the Chinese government was taking steps to keep both Chinese citizens and foreign nationals, including Nigerians safe.
In other news, at last, China's ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, said that the country had found a cure for the global epidemic called coronavirus.
Speaking on the feat at a press conference in Abuja on Monday, February 3, Pingjian said that a team of doctors were working on a vaccine to wipe out the virus.
Chinese ambassador said that in about two weeks, the disease would be curbed and its momentum drastically reduced.
He added that going by mechanisms already put in place, the virus would not only be curbed and controlled, it would also be treated.
Pingjian said: "The Chinese nation has gone through great winds and waves and overcome countless difficulties."
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