Medical workers in Tibet ride horses to help remote herdsmen battle Covid-19

Medical workers in tibet ride horses to help remote herdsmen battle covid-19

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Medical workers in Tibet ride horses to help remote herdsmen battle Covid-19” – below is their description.

A medical team from Linzhi county, Tibet in southwestern China rode on horses to reach a pasture in Jina village to carry out Covid-19 tests on herdsmen. The medical team was organised by the local government to offer help in remote areas as part of efforts to contain Tibet’s first major outbreak of the disease. Previously, the region had only reported one case since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020.

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