The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, briefs newsmen in Abuja yesterday, over the coronavirus in China Photo: NAN
The Ambassador says a cure has been found for Coronavirus.
During a press conference in Abuja yesterday, Pingjian said Chinese scientists were working to develop a vaccine for the deadly virus, assuring that the epidemic would lose its momentum in the next 18 days.
“All things considered, the epidemic can be contained, controlled and treated. The Chinese nation has gone through great winds and waves and overcome countless difficulties. The 1000 bed makeshift hospital in Wuhan, which was built in 9 days and is in full operation today, speaks volumes” he said.
The Ambassador said about 60 Nigerians were currently living in Wuhan, the focus of coronavirus in China.
He also said that as of yesterday, the number of confirmed cases of the virus infection climbed to 17,205, with over 21,000 individuals suspected of being infected with the virus in Chinese mainland.