CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: China dispatches medical team to Gambia to join COVID-19 battle” – below is their description.
At the request of Gambia’s government, China dispatches an anti-coronavirus squad to the West African country to assist its fight against #COVID19 on November 8. The anti-epidemic medical mission is scheduled to last for three months. Another team of medical experts is also leaving for Gambia on a year-long mission to aid efforts aimed at upgrading the overall health care system of the country. A departure ceremony is being held in Shenyang City, northeast China’s Liaoning Province. #coronavirus
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China is the third largest country in the world by area and the largest country in the world by population. Properly known as the People’s Republic of China, the political territory of the country includes the former nations of Tibet and Hong Kong. The capital is Beijing.
The Gambia is a small West African country, bounded by Senegal, with a narrow Atlantic coastline. It’s known for its diverse ecosystems around the central Gambia River. Abundant wildlife in its Kiang West National Park and Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve includes monkeys, leopards, hippos, hyenas and rare birds. The capital, Banjul, and nearby Serrekunda offer access to beaches.