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Wolves' owners Fosun fly 12 tons of medical supplies into Europe

By Jamie Brassington | Wolverhampton | Coronavirus | Published:

Wolves' owners Fosun have flown in over 12 tons of medical supplies to Europe.

The cargo plane. Photo: @GuangchangGuo

It comes after the Chinese firm donated 2,300 pieces of medical equipment to health teams in Wolverhampton.

This is the latest initiative from Fosun which has played an active role around the world in battling the coronavirus outbreak.

The medical cargo arrived on a chartered flight in Lisbon, Portugal today.

Wolves owners and Fosun chairman Guo Guangchang tweeted: "The chartered flight carrying over 12 tons of medical supplies just arrived at Lisbon! It brings Fosun's support, and also a sincere gratitude for the timely assistance from Portuguese people 2 months ago. Ao lado dos teus passos caminhei. Força Portugal! #portugal #WeAreOne"

Earlier this month, a batch of medical supplies arrived in Wolverhampton on behalf of Fosun.

Protective clothing, consisting of face masks and coveralls, were sent to New Cross Hospital and Public Health teams in the city.

The Wolves owners has a dedicated charitable programme, called Global Covid-19 Relief Programme, which has been helping countries battle the outbreak with supplies sent around the globe.

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
Senior Multi-Media Journalist - @JamieB_Star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star. Contact me at jamie.brassington@expressandstar.co.uk.

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