CHINA Help at hand for babies in arms


Help at hand for babies in arms

China Daily

10:24, April 10, 2020

Wuhan Children's Hospital is a facility designated to treat babies and children infected with the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei province. More than 50 medical employees have worked there for over two months and successfully treated 50 children with the disease, including a 17-day-old infant.

To reduce the children's anxiety, some medical workers painted cartoon characters on their protective clothing. Many nurses became the younger children's temporary parents-feeding them, changing their diapers and bathing them. Seven nurses also helped a dozen children ages 6 to 14 with their studies.

A nurse checks an infant's blood-oxygen level on March 16.

A pediatrician gives a health check to a newborn on March 16.

Medical workers discuss an infant's condition in an isolation ward.

Nurses play a game with a child on March 11.

A child patient uses his laptop on his hospital bed on March 11.

Two nurses play with a young patient in an isolation ward at the hospital on March 11. (Photos: Pan Songgang/For China Daily)

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