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There is a shortage of face masks on the market and sending medical supplies from China to the UK takes a long time.Sharing the anxiety felt by Chinese parents, Chen is trying his best with his colleagues in the UK to send face masks, medicines and daily necessities to foreign students in the country.
"Health Packs" prepared by InterGreat Education Group for Chinese students studying in the UK Photo: Courtesy of InterGreat Education GroupNo easy returnWhile most overseas students have opted to stay where they are in order to avoid cross-infections on the journey home, some students do have difficulties living abroad without family members amid the growing pandemic. The next stage of their study is also unclear, as schools and universities have been closed or restricted access to campuses indefinitely to curb the spread of the virus.
"It's difficult for me to make such a decision in a rush," Sophie Wang, a college student in London who had recently returned to China and completed a 14-day quarantine period in Beijing, told the Global Times, adding that her parents urged her to go back.Wang said many of her friends' parents spent 16,000 to 30,000 yuan ($2,300-$4,300) to secure all sorts of plane tickets to China for their children.
As some of the flights were canceled on very short notice, they had to buy tickets repeatedly, which was very frustrating.
"There is a lot of uncertainty," Wang said, adding that no matter how difficult it was, returning home will help her get through it, with more support from family and friends in China."Without such support and assistance, Serbia wouldn't be so successful in fighting COVID-19. Without your knowledge and assistance, Serbia wouldn't be able to resist this disease," she added.
Chinese ambassador Chen Bo, attending the signing ceremony at the Palace of Serbia, said Chinese technicians and equipment will arrive in Serbia in the following days."I am sure that the construction of these laboratories will strengthen the testing capacities and will play a significant role in Serbia's fight against the virus," she said.
She pledged that the embassy will " help both the Serbian and Chinese sides to have these laboratories constructed as soon as possible."Serbia reported its first COVID-19 case on March 6 and declared a state of emergency ten days later.