Staff of Concorde hospital transfer medical supplies from a helicopter in Wuhan. Photo: EPA-EFEStaff of Concorde hospital transfer medical supplies from a helicopter in Wuhan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Staff of Concorde hospital transfer medical supplies from a helicopter in Wuhan. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: China shifts responsibility over medical supplies amid mask shortage, rising death toll

  • China’s economic planning agency has taken over responsibility for supplying facial masks after shortages were reported among health workers
  • The foreign ministry on Monday said China ‘urgently needs’ protective medical equipment as the death toll from the coronavirus continues to grow
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Staff of Concorde hospital transfer medical supplies from a helicopter in Wuhan. Photo: EPA-EFEStaff of Concorde hospital transfer medical supplies from a helicopter in Wuhan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Staff of Concorde hospital transfer medical supplies from a helicopter in Wuhan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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