Zhang Boli, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and president of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is one of the leading medical experts in fighting COVID-19 with a combination of traditional wisdom and modern technology. As a frontline doctor in Wuhan, he helped set up the only TCM makeshift hospital in the city, which played a big role in preventing mild symptoms from turning severe.
In this episode of “COVID-19 Frontline,” Zhang Boli and his team share with their Ghana counterparts their experience in treating COVID-19 with integrated therapy of TCM and Western medicine that proved effective in Wuhan. #COVID19Frontline
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Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
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