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Chinese authorities Tuesday said that they mobilized medical personnel to fight fatal coronavirus outbreak but it lacks necessary medical supplies.

As the death toll soared to 106 with cases of people affected by the virus mounting to over 4,500, China’s National Health Commission (NHC) said that more than 10,000 hospital beds have been made available for patients, daily South China Morning Post said.

Addressing a news conference in Beijing, Jiao Yahui, deputy head of the NHC’s medical administration bureau, said that 4,000 medical staff were already deployed in the central Hubei province.

“China is sending about 6,000 medical personnel

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