Want China Times
A group of plastic and reconstructive surgeons and therapists from Johns Hopkins Medicine
will arrive in Taipei this weekend to help treat patients who suffered severe burns last month in a water park disaster, a Ministry of Health and Welfare official said Friday.
Most of the six members of the Johns Hopkins team will travel to Taipei from Los Angeles on the presidential plane with President Ma Ying-jeou, who is en route home from a state visit to Central America and the Caribbean.
The president announced the US medical team’s week-long visit to Taiwan at a dinner party hosted by overseas Chinese communities on Thursday in Los Angeles, where Ma was transiting. [FULL STORY]