With the approval of Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission, 1,400 medical personnel from the army will undertake the medical treatment task of Wuhan Fire God Mountain New Coronavirus Infection Pneumonia Specialized Hospital from February 3. The hospital mainly treats confirmed patients, with 1,000 beds, intensive care unit, severe ward and general unit, and auxiliary departments such as infection control, examination, special diagnosis and radiation diagnosis.
The medical force of this draw-up team comes from different medical units in the army. Among them, 950 people are drawn from hospitals affiliated to the Joint Logistics Support Force, and 450 people from the Army Military Medical University, the Navy Military Medical University and the Air Force Military Medical University who arrived earlier are included in the unified group. In addition, 15 experts from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the People's Liberation Army and the Military Medical Research Institute of the Academy of Military Sciences formed a joint expert group to guide the prevention and control of the epidemic situation in hospitals on the spot.
It is understood that many of the medical staff have participated in the anti-SARS mission in Xiaotangshan Hospital and the anti-Ebola mission in Sierra Leone and Liberia, and have rich experience in treating infectious diseases.