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China healthcare workers in Hong Kong to battle COVID-19

Up to 60 healthcare professionals will be part of a team based in the territory’s first makeshift hospital.

Healthcare workers and experts from mainland China are in Hong Kong for the first time to help battle its coronavirus outbreak.

Up to 60 healthcare professionals will be part of a team based in the territory’s first makeshift hospital.

Hospitals and testing centres were already reaching capacity, before plans were announced to test all 7.5 million people living there.

But, as Al Jazeera’s Divya Gopalan reports, their arrival is also causing concern.