Military medical staff fly into Wuhan on an air force transport plane last weekend. Photo: Xinhua Military medical staff fly into Wuhan on an air force transport plane last weekend. Photo: Xinhua
Military medical staff fly into Wuhan on an air force transport plane last weekend. Photo: Xinhua

China’s military put to the crisis test in coronavirus call-up

  • The PLA has been sent in to staff hospitals and distribute medical supplies, reprising disaster relief roles it has played before
  • After decades of economic growth, civilian health system not able to meet demand, analyst says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Military medical staff fly into Wuhan on an air force transport plane last weekend. Photo: Xinhua Military medical staff fly into Wuhan on an air force transport plane last weekend. Photo: Xinhua
Military medical staff fly into Wuhan on an air force transport plane last weekend. Photo: Xinhua
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