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    rry out international cooperation to ★jointly protect the health of the humankind. -- Chinese L

    ★Premier Li Keqiang spoke over phone with Bulgarian Prime ★Minister Boiko Borisov at request. Li said China is will★ing to enhance exchw

    anges of anti-epidemic experience with★ Bulgaria, provide assistance within China's capability t★o help it contain the spread of COVID-19, and provide nec★essary facilitation to the Bulgarian side in its procurem★ent of medical supplies through commercialC

    channels. -- ★The second g2

    roup of Chinese medical experts arrived in It★aly, carrying nine tonnes of medical supplies donated by ★China, including ventilators, infusion pumps, monitors an★d testing reagents. -- China and Africa held a video con★ference on COVID-19 epide1

    mic prevention and control. Atte★ndees of the online meeting were about 300 officials, hea★lth experts from 24 African countries, including health m★inisters from Ethiopia, Kenya and Liberia, and WHO repres★entatives in some counK

    ? Xi said, wasted no time in releasing such information a★s th0

    D-19 epidemic, at which China2


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    demic technologies and experience in e★pidemic prevention and control, had in-depth exchanges in★ epidemic situ9

    ation, prevention and control measures, scr★eening and diagnosis, and treatment guidelines. -- Under★ the joint prevention and control mechanism of the State ★Council, a press conference was held in Beijing announcin★g that Chinese mainland reported for the first time on Ma★rch 17 no new suspecteddomesticcases of COVID-19. Hubei P★rovJ

    ince had seen no new confirmed7

    cases for 13 consecutiv★e days in cities and prefectures outside Wuhan. --Zhong ★Nanshan said at a press conference in Guangzhou that Chin★a has proved the effectiveness of containment measures in★ high outbreak regions and public prevention and control ★measures in other regions. March 19 -- Chinese Presiden★t Xi Jinping spoke over phone with Russian Preside5

    nt Vlad★imir Putin at request, reaffirming that China stands read★y to work with Russy