SZ’s first TCM medical team sets off to Wuhan

Writer: Liu Xudong  |  Editor: Holly Wang  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2020-02-19

A team of 25 traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) doctors from Shenzhen set off yesterday afternoon to Wuhan, the epicenter of COVID-19, to assist in treating patients at the makeshift Leishenshan Hospital.

This is said to be the city’s third batch of medical members as well as the city’s first TCM team dispatched to Wuhan to aid the virus fight.

These 25 medical personnel are from the major departments, including intensive care, respiratory medicine, emergency medicine and nursing, of five hospitals, namely Shenzhen TCM Hospital, Shenzhen Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Luohu District TCM Hospital, Bao’an District TCM Hospital and Shenzhen Hospital (Longgang) of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine.