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Coronavirus: 200 Cuban doctors expected to land in SA

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According to Cuban Ambassador Rodolfo Benítez Verson, more than 200 Cuban health professionals are expected to arrive in South Africa on Sunday to help the country in its fight against Covid-19.

The 217 members of the “Medical Brigade” include family physicians, epidemiologists, biologists, healthcare technology experts, engineering experts, biotechnology experts and other specialists, the embassy said in a statement.

“In response to the request made by the government of the Republic of South Africa, the government of Cuba has decided to support the great efforts that are currently made by South Africa in containing and arresting the spread of the coronavirus,” the embassy said.

Source: News24

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