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Harbin company donates medicine to fight virus

Updated : 2020-02-04

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Trucks loaded with 1,335 pieces of medicine for antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiviral treatments left Songbei district in Harbin city in northernmost Heilongjiang province to make the long trip to Wuhan – the epicenter of the epidemic in China – local officials said.
They said the convoy started its journey of more than 2,000 kilometers at 21:00 on Feb 2. 
It was the second batch of medicines donated by Harbin-headquartered Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Holding Co, following the company’s first donation which arrived in Wuhan on Jan 25.
The donation, worth 6.57 million yuan ($947,200), included 45 categories of medicines such as ambroxol hydrochloride and amoxicillin capsules that will be used to tackle the outbreak in Hubei province under the guidance of China’s health commission.
"The whole process of picking, packing and loading only took 12 hours," said a staff member of Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Holding Co.
The donation is expected to be delivered to 48 designated medical institutions in eight cities and autonomous prefectures in Hubei, to the front line of the most urgent outbreaks in fighting the virus.
Medicines donated by Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Holding Co wait for loading in Songbei district of Harbin on Feb 2. [Photo/ Harbin Daily]
Trucks loaded with 1,335 boxes pieces of medicines are ready to be shipped to Wuhan on Feb 2. [Photo/ Harbin Daily]

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