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The Ministry of Health also asked hospitals to prepare for new patients and maintain good services for inpatients on this occasion. They are requested to provide immediate first aid for sevre emergencies, even if their injuries are not within the hospitals’ areas of expertise.

Besides, hospitals will make sure they have enough human resources, medicines, and medical equipment to handle emergencies such as victims injured in traffic accidents, people suffering from food poisoning, or mothers giving birth.

Departments of Health are asked to consolidate mobile anti-epidemic teams and mobile emergency teams to be ready to support lower-level units in investigation and treatment; and prepare adequate disinfectant chemicals, supplies, equipment and human resources to be ready to support and implement anti-epidemic activities in a timely manner./.

Compiled by BTA