TRENDING Fighting COVID-19: Chinese experts share advice

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Fighting COVID-19: Chinese experts share advice

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00:16, March 17, 2020

Over the past two months, China has made mounting efforts to curb COVID-19 and gathered a lot of knowledge about effective treatments. Medical experts from Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) in Wuhan answered journalists' questions about the science-based treatment of severe COVID-19 cases via video link at a press conference held by the State Council Information Office of China (SCIO) on Monday. A People's Daily journalist was there and reported on the highlights.

China offers many lessons to countries in the struggle to control the epidemic, but what's the most valuable one? Professor and intensive care unit doctor Du Bin says prevention and control must be the first priority. Click the video above for more details.

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With the coronavirus still spreading globally, some countries are crying for medical resources and the majority of patients with mild symptoms have to stay at home in isolation. Which signals should alert them to seek medical attention in order to prevent a dangerous escalation? PUMCH's Deputy Director Cao Wei offers her three-step advice on home isolation. Click the video above for more details.

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Brand new 5G technology also plays a key part in helping medical personal fight the disease. In what areas and how specifically is 5G technology applied? How can doctors and nurses combine the use of 5G with traditional approaches? Wu Dong, associate professor of gastroenterology at PUMCH, favors traditional treatment, while stressing the unique value including virtual consultations 5G has provided to improve efficiency. Click the video above for more details.

(Video produced by Zhao Dantong; text written by Bai Yuanqi)

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