The corona epidemic raged, Mr. Xi Jinping demanded health reform 0

The corona epidemic raged, Mr. Xi Jinping demanded health reform 0

(Dan Tri) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has requested a strong reform of the country's emergency medical response system, in the context of the number of deaths from coronavirus (Covid-19) increasing day by day.

(Dan Tri) – Chinese President Xi Jinping has requested a strong reform of the country’s emergency medical response system, in the context of the number of deaths from coronavirus (Covid-19) increasing day by day.

Chinese President Xi Canping inspected the situation of preventing corona virus pneumonia in Beijing on February 12.

South China Morning Post reported that Mr. Xi Jinping gave the above instructions when speaking at a meeting with senior leaders on deepening reform in Beijing on February 14.

Accordingly, Mr. Xi, who has been playing a leading role in directing the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19) in recent weeks, has called this epidemic a `big test of the system and its capacity.`

“There is no adequate preparation for a disaster – in-depth risk assessments, research and controls for emergency situations are not in place.

Emphasizing the need to strengthen public health laws, Mr. Xi called for a review of laws on infectious disease treatment and prevention, as well as wildlife protection, stressing the need

The Chinese President also said that despite the emergency of the epidemic, officials must not lose vision in the long battle for reform.

“We must win the fight to contain the epidemic by relying on science and taking decisive action.

`We need to refine the prevention and control mechanism for major epidemics and strengthen the national public health management system,` Xi added.

Mr. Xi’s above comments took place in the context of handling the Covid-19 epidemic crisis, which originated in Wuhan city (Hubei province) last December and has so far left more than 1,500 people dead.

Also on February 14, Chinese health officials revealed that a total of 1,716 medical staff were infected with the corona virus and at least 6 doctors died.

Beijing on February 13 simultaneously fired two top officials in Wuhan and Hubei, amid rising public anger.

At today’s reform meeting, President Xi Jinping said China needs to accelerate the introduction of a biosafety law to protect national security.

According to a previous Xinhua article, the draft biosafety law was submitted to the Chinese parliament for approval last October.

In addition, Mr. Xi also added that wildlife protection laws, which allow the trade of some wild animal species, need to be reviewed.

By the end of February 14, the number of deaths from Covid-19 in mainland China had reached 1,520 people, after 139 new deaths in the epicenter of Hubei.

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According to SCMP

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