They will help Italian doctors fight coronavirus.
Military doctor from St. Petersburg’s S.M.Kirov Military Medical Academy have flown to Italy as part of the aviation detachment of the RF Ministry of Defense, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Defense told Saint-Petersburg TV Channel.
The mission consists of some 100 doctors and nurses divided into eight teams. The Ministry of Defense’s leading specialist in virology and epidemiology take part in the mission. They have the necessary equipment and supplies.
According to Federal News Agency, nine planes flew from Moscow to Italy.
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