The Huoshenshan Hospital in Wuhan made news even before it opened. The first emergency specialty field hospital in the city designated for coronavirus patients, it was readied in around 10 days. The 1,000-bed hospital started running on February 3 and by February 28, it had discharged 527 patients.
The hospital is managed by the People's Liberation Army. Some of its 1,400 medical personnel are veterans who had participated in the combat against severe acute respiratory disease in Beijing in 2003 and served on anti-Ebola missions in Sierra Leone and Liberia, where they acquired rich experience in the treatment of infectious diseases.
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