WASHINGTON – A telephone conversation between the Chinese president and the US president sent a message to the world at a critical time. US experts told Xinhua on Saturday that US-China cooperation was crucial in the global fight against the virus.

In a telephone conversation on Friday, the two leaders agreed to enhance information sharing and experience, according to the China News Agency. On the prevention and control of epidemics and increased cooperation in antitrust scientific research Disease.

"This kind of dialogue between the two presidents to enhance China-US cooperation is crucial in finding a solution," Kent Pinkerton, a professor at California Davis School of Medicine, told Xinhua in an interview. COVID-19 for the two countries as well as the world.

Pinkerton lists three key areas that emphasize the promotion of cooperation, the sharing of scientific discoveries to reduce the spread of the virus, a shared approach for the treatment of patients with severe symptoms The most common is the spread and dissemination of new research information through the cooperation of physicians and others Scientists from the two countries.

Robert Schooley, professor of epidemiology and global public health at the University of California, San Diego, said the monitoring effort in China has been extremely successful.

"We have to learn from China what works and what doesn't," he told Xinhua.

Schooley said the world cannot expect the virus to be eradicated from human populations by intervening in epidemiological studies alone.

"We need to work together on vaccines and drugs, and it is important to share the processes that are important so that they can be compared," he noted.

The number of confirmed cases of the virus in the United States reached 105,573 as of 1 pm Saturday. According to data compiled by the Center for Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Worldwide the number of confirmed cases has exceeded 622,000, with more than 28,000 deaths.
Update: October