The United States Naval Medical Research Unit Three (NAMRU-3) has delivered medical supplies to the Government of Ghana in support of its COVID-19 response efforts.
The medical supplies included ribonucleic acid, a nucleic acid (RNA) extraction kits, reagents, viral collection swabs, universal and viral transport media to collect and store specimens, and the replenishment of other consumable lab supplies.
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The U.S. Air Force C-130J aircraft from the 86th Airlift Wing in Ramstein Air Base, Germany arrived at Kotoka International Airport on April 24, 2020.
Meanwhile, China has rejected calls for an independent international investigation into the deadly coronavirus originating from their homeland.
According to a report on BBC, a top diplomat in the UK, Chen Wen said, the demands were politically motivated and would divert China’s attention from fighting the pandemic.
It is believed that formation about the origin of COVID-19 and how it initially spread could help countries tackle the disease well. Per media reports, the virus is believed to have started at a wildlife market in the city of Wuhan late last year, December 2019.
A lot of efforts are being made to combat the spread and elimination of the virus.