In show of gratitude, Cambodian families send masks to Chinese doctors to combat coronavirus

Eighty-six Cambodian families, whose children had received free heart surgeries in China donated more than 5,000 masks to Chinese doctors to help them fight against the novel coronavirus, an organizer said.

Chea Monyrith, manager of the congenital heart disease project in Cambodia, said the families sent a total of 5,021 masks, including 5,001 surgical masks, to Fuwai Yunnan Cardiovascular Hospital in southwest China’s Yunnan Province on Tuesday.

The children with congenital heart disease in these families had received free surgeries and treatment at the hospital under the “China-Cambodia Love Heart Journey” program.

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