Coronavirus | Sending medical help to China as goodwill gesture: Harsh Vardhan
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said PMO and health ministry are screening airport to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in India. He also reiterated that the government has stocked up on medical supplies in case of any untoward events. The health minister also said that the external affairs ministry is doing their best to help the stranded Indian crew members and tourists aboard the cruise ship quarantined near Yokohama, Japan. Harsh Vardhan also said that the health ministry is in contact with the health authorities in the United States and they are ready to help China with medical supplies to contain the outbreak which has taken the lives of 1,367 people so far.