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Nurses stick at work in quake-hit Yushu

2010-05-13 01:45:28 GMT2010-05-13 09:45:28 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Li Wenting prepares to have lunch at a shelter hospital in Gyegu Township in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of northwest China's Qinghai Province, on May 11, 2010.

Li Wenting calls her husband outside a shelter hospital in Gyegu Township in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of northwest China's Qinghai Province, on May 11, 2010.

Li Wenting takes care of a patient at a shelter hospital in Gyegu Township in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of northwest China's Qinghai Province, on May 12, 2010. The patient calls Li Wenting "sister".

Li Wenting walks out of a shelter hospital in Gyegu Township in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of northwest China's Qinghai Province, on May 11, 2010.

Li Wenting has lunch in a shelter hospital in Gyegu Township in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of northwest China's Qinghai Province, on May 11, 2010.

26-year-old Li Wenting is a nurse from No.153 hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. After the quake took place, she came to the disaster site working in the first aid department together with six colleagues. Although Li Wenting and her colleagues all got some altitude sickness, they stick at their work 12 hours a day. With their careful nursing, more than 40 patients have been transfered from the first aid room to general wards.

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