China News Network, Hangzhou, March 28 (Tong Xiaoyu) "Thanks for the care and blessings of Zhejiang University! My wife and I are in good health, and I hope that your school is all right. The epidemic has united us and highlighted the friendship between the two schools. And the power of humanity. "This is a recent letter from Lawrence S. Bacow, president of Harvard University, to Zhejiang University.

Group photo of Hubei team members from Shao Yifu Hospital of Zhejiang University. Photo by Shang Zeyang

Lawrence S. Bacow, president of Harvard University, announced on March 24 local time that he and his wife were both diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia and are currently being isolated at home.

Recently, Zhejiang University has sent letters to cooperative universities in Italy, the United States, Spain, Germany and other countries with severe outbreaks, expressing their condolences and support to Zhejiang masters and students, and also providing assistance to overseas cooperative universities in the prevention and control of epidemics. The reply from the president of Harvard University is one of them.

It is reported that as of March 27, Zhejiang University received nearly 20 thank-you letters from across the sea. University of Chicago, University of California, Los Angeles, Cornell University, Northwestern University, University of Washington, McGill University of Canada, University of Waterloo, University College London, University of Edinburgh, King's College London, University of Bristol, University of Western Australia, Italy The University of Rome and other famous overseas universities wrote letters to thank them as soon as possible.

Robert J. Zimmer, the president of the University of Chicago in the United States, said in a reply that if he is in trouble, he will cherish the partnership with Zhejiang University.

At present, the situation in Canada is still grim. Feridun Hamdullahpur, president of the University of Waterloo, Canada, said in a reply that he was encouraged to see the overall epidemic in Wuhan, Hangzhou and even China eased.

A few days ago, the "New Crown Pneumonia Prevention Manual-Clinical Experience of the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University Medical College" was officially released. Zhejiang University also shared its experience in epidemic prevention and control and diagnosis and treatment with overseas partner universities.

"New Crown Pneumonia Prevention Manual-Clinical Experience of the First Affiliated Hospital of Medical College of Zhejiang University." Provided by Zhejiang University First Hospital

Michael Arthur, President of University College London, said: "At the moment of the epidemic, your school is actively sharing experience with us. I would like to reiterate the profound friendship with Zhejiang University and the importance of international cooperation in special times."

Public health is a common challenge facing the world. Ana Mari Cauce, president of the University of Washington in the United States, believes that only through international cooperation can this unprecedented challenge be met. "I have shared your epidemic-resistant experience with my colleagues in the medical school."

Eugenio Gaudio, President of the University of Rome, Italy, also thanked Zhejiang University for its care and support during the epidemic in Italy. "We are learning about China's experience in prevention and control in a variety of ways, and we believe we can deepen our understanding of the epidemic soon." (End)