A team of experts from the Mainland to support Hong Kong’s fight against COVID-19 has arrived in Hong Kong to start work

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On February 17, a team of experts from the Mainland to support Hong Kong’s fight against COVID-19 gathered at the Shenzhen Bay port.Hong Kong, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) — A team of experts on epidemic prevention and control from the Mainland arrived in Hong Kong On Monday afternoon to help the city track the source of the virus, analyze the situation and assess risks.Prior to the departure, Wang Hesheng, Vice Director of the National Health Commission and Director of the National Disease Control and Prevention Administration, met with the members of the expert group in Shenzhen and conveyed the central government’s request for full support for Hong Kong’s fight against the epidemic. He thanked them for taking the lead in going to Hong Kong on behalf of the mainland’s national forces supporting Hong Kong’s fight against the epidemic. He hoped they could complete their task at an early date.Sun Yang, deputy director of the National Disease Control and Prevention Administration, said that the experts selected to Hong Kong have participated in the handling of the epidemic clusters on the mainland for many times, and have strong professional quality and rich experience.The expert group will draw on the mainland’s experience in handling the epidemic, conduct in-depth analysis and study of the current situation in Hong Kong, and put forward targeted and feasible prevention and control measures.”It is a glorious mission and a heavy responsibility to support Hong Kong in fighting the epidemic.”National epidemiological investigation panel members, support from the mainland in Hong Kong against plague epidemiology expert group expert Kang Min said, “we will adhere to the scientific spirit, seeking truth from facts, give full play to the professional manager, strengthen the cooperation and communication with local experts, together to do the data analysis, risk analysis, the health emergency management and so on each work, to help Hong Kong outbreak.”Mobile nucleic acid detection vehicles leave for Hong Kong from Shenzhen Bay port in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong Province, Feb. 17, 2019.A delegation of four experts arrived at The Shenzhen Bay Port in the afternoon, accompanied by eight testing personnel, two mobile nucleic acid testing vehicles and one material transport vehicle.Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and officials from the Liaison Office of the Central Committee of the COMMUNIST Party of China met the delegation at the port.Lam said the SAR government will, in accordance with the requirements of the central government, take the fight against the epidemic as its overriding task, mobilize all available manpower and resources, and take all necessary measures to ensure the safety and health of Hong Kong people and the overall stability of Hong Kong.Established recently, the Hong Kong outbreak grim situation, the central support special disease resistance team in Hong Kong, mainland, according to the SAR government put forward the specific needs of immediate action, actively implement the disease resistant measures aid port, after sending the panel, will also have to organize and coordinate the mainland epidemic prevention resources and strength, to assist the Hong Kong SAR government stability control epidemic situation as soon as possible.