This is the viral moment a kindhearted train conductor gives a face mask to a woman trying to breathe through her thick jacket on a train in coronavirus-hit China.
Following the coronavirus outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei Province, supplies of face masks have been dwindling across the country and are proving difficult to come across, according to reports.
This worried woman was filmed on a train in the northern Chinese province of Shaanxi, which has also recorded a high number of confirmed coronavirus cases, using her jacket to cover her mouth and nose.
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In the viral footage, viewed by over 1.2 million netizens, the thoughtful conductor is seen taking the time to talk to the female passenger before handing her a face mask from his pocket, which makes the woman cry.
According to local media, a train conductor first noticed the woman appearing nervous and fiddling with her clothes.
He asked what was wrong and the female passenger told him that she was unable to buy a face mask.
Without hesitation, the kind conductor took a new mask from his pocket and gave it to the crying woman.
The worker even helped the passenger put on the mask before reassuring her that she will be fine if she keeps it on.
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