EDIRNE, Turkey

Turkey’s most important advantage against the novel coronavirus, which has claimed thousands of lives worldwide, is its strong health infrastructure, according to a Turkish expert.

“Since the first case [in Turkey] till today, it is seen that the strong health army and infrastructure of our country have been working efficiently and adjusted itself with the rapidly changing situations,” Sedat Ustundag, dean of Health Sciences Faculty at Trakya University, told Anadolu Agency.

He said the anti-virus efforts in the country are carried out in a systematic way under the leadership of the Health Ministry and the Coronavirus Scientific Advisory

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