UAE helps WHO deliver supplies to Iran to contain COVID-19


The UAE has helped the World Health Organisation (WHO) deliver medical supplies and equipment to Iran in a bid to help contain COVID-19.

According to National News Agency WAM, the UAE's Air Force deployed an aircraft carrying 7.5 tonnes of relief products to the neighbouring country. 

International Humanitarian City in Dubai helped pack and load the shipment which contains thousands of gloves, surgical masks and other medical supplies. 

They will reportedly assist 15,000 healthcare workers attending to coronavirus patients in Iran. 

They've also sent laboratory diagnostic kits, which will help screen thousands of people and prevent the virus from spreading. 

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