Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City wear protective gear before entering an isolated area (Photo: VNA)
The teams are responsible for responding quickly to any outbreaks, providing professional aid for hospitals, and controlling the acute respiratory disease. Each team is equipped with an ambulance and equipment for emergency resuscitation and disinfectants.
The World Health Organization on Thursday declared the coronavirus outbreak that has killed at least 213 people in China a global emergency. A total of 129 cases have been reported in 22 other countries and regions, with no deaths outside China.