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New Minister of Health appointed in Transbaikalia

New Minister of Health appointed in Transbaikalia
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A new Minister of Health has been appointed in the Trans-Baikal Territory. The head of the region approved Anna Shangina in this position, formerly the head of the cardiological dispensary of the regional clinical hospital.

According to the press service of the regional government, in 2002 Anna Shankina graduated from the Chita Medical Academy with a degree in medical care, and then graduate school. She worked as a cardiologist in the territorial center for disaster medicine and in the regional diagnostic center.

The main task of the new minister will be to combat the spread of coronavirus in the region. At the moment, in Transbaikalia laboratory confirmed 14 cases of infection. Yet four people suspect COVID-19 contamination.

Earlier, the Minister of Health of Transbaikalia was Valery Kozhevnikov, his appointed last July. Now he declares that he is simply on sick leave.


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