Ethiopian freighter flights help China fight the coronavirus

Ethiopian Cargo has transported around 1,000 tonnes of medical kits to China to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

The African carrier operated 10 chartered flights from a number of cities around the world, including Liege, São Paulo, Durban, Accra, Diass, Khartoum and Dar es Salaam, to three Chinese cities: Guangzhou, Shanghai and Chongqing.

The medical kits include face masks, nose masks and protection suits. Ethiopian plans to transport additional medical kits to China deploying five more chartered flights.  

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