Rao Meiyuan,a retiree in her 60s, gave nearly 20 pairs of handmade slippers to the epidemic prevention personnel of her residential complex and told them to send the slippers to the Yunnan medical team who came to aid Xianning in Hubei Province.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the medical staff and frontline workers have worked for over 20 days. Rao has watched their work on TV and admires them.K nowing that a medical team from Yunnan Province came to Xianning to curb the virus, she decided to make slippers for the medical staff.
"The medical staff work really hard .I'm over 60 years old and there's little I can do for our country. These shoes are tokens of my regard," said Rao.
(Video edited by Chen Gai; text compiled by Yang Fan)