CHINA Doctor aided fight against COVID-19 in Wuhan receives vaccine injection

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Doctor aided fight against COVID-19 in Wuhan receives vaccine injection

Xinhua

17:39, January 08, 2021

Wang Yansen looks at the radiograph of a patient at Shandong Third Provincial Hospital in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 6, 2021. (Photos: Xinhua/Guo Xulei)

JINAN, Jan. 8, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Wang Yansen is director of the Department of Medicine in Shandong Third Provincial Hospital. He went to Hubei last year to aid the fight against COVID-19 as the head of a medical assistance team. During the 38-day work at a makeshift hospital in Wuhan, Wang and his teammates achieved the good results of zero death of patients and zero infection of medical personnel.

On Dec. 15, 2020, China officially launched a vaccination program for this winter-spring period targeting several key groups. These groups include those engaged in the handling of imported cold-chain products, customs officers, medical workers, and people working in public transport and fresh produce markets.

In Shandong, more than 210,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to key groups.

As a doctor, Wang received the injection of the vaccine. The vaccination strengthened our determination and confidence in prevail over the COVID-19, Wang said.

Wang Yansen examines a patient at Shandong Third Provincial Hospital in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 6, 2021.

Wang Yansen prepares to receive an injection of COVID-19 vaccine at Shandong Third Provincial Hospital in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 6, 2021.

Wang Yansen looks at the radiograph of a patient at Shandong Third Provincial Hospital in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 6, 2021.

Wang Yansen examines a patient at Shandong Third Provincial Hospital in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 6, 2021.

Wang Yansen receives an injection of COVID-19 vaccine at Shandong Third Provincial Hospital in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 6, 2021.

Wang Yansen (R) prepares to receive an injection of COVID-19 vaccine at Shandong Third Provincial Hospital in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 6, 2021.

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