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Xiaofu Tu, 111 Inc.’s vice president of strategic sourcing, prepares supplies in Beijing for shipment. Led by Gang Yu, M.S. ’86, 111 Inc. procured supplies for to medical professionals at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City who are treating COVID-19 patients.

Cornellians in China help send medical supplies to NYC

“When the virus hit [in New York], the most important thing to do was to protect health care workers, so it was a priority for us to get them the supplies that they needed as quickly as possible,” Ting said. “Speed and accuracy is absolutely critical, which the Cornell community achieved by coming together.”

“I’m honored to have been a part of it, to partner with our first-rate Weill Cornell team,” Yu said. “I’m also proud of my colleagues.”

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