Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (centre) speaks at the meeting on February 3 (Photo: VNA)

HCMC plans field hospitals to cope with novel coronavirus

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has underlined the need to build field hospitals in response to the acute respiratory disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV).