China sends medics to South Sudan, Guinea to aid fighting COVID-19

China has dispatched a team of medical experts to South Sudan and the Republic of Guinea to assist the two countries in their fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian announced on Wednesday.

The team formed by the National Health Commission left Hefei, east China's Anhui Province early on Wednesday, with experts assigned by Anhui's provincial health authorities, Zhao told a press briefing.