Chinese envoy briefs Health Min on the coronavirus

The Chinese Ambassador to Greece Zhang Qiyue on Monday briefed Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias on the measures assumed in China to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

The Ambassador said that the Chinese authorities have suspended all organised trips within and outside the country to prevent the virus from spreading.

On his part, Kikilias informed the Chinese envoy on the preventive measures already assumed by the Greek public health authorities at Greek airports and hospitals.

They agreed to have open channels of communication between the health ministry, the Greek Organisation for Public Health and the Chinese Embassy.