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Xi's seven priorities in combating the epidemic

(Xinhua)    13:22, February 25, 2020

President Xi Jinping laid out seven priorities at a key meeting on Sunday for prevention and control of the novel coronavirus epidemic.

Medical workers support each other in the ICU of Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, on Jan 24, 2020. [Photo by Xiong Qi / Xinhua]

-- Hubei province, as well as its capital city Wuhan, should be safeguarded with resolute effort, with great attention paid to containing the spread in communities and treating patients.

-- Epidemic prevention and control work in Beijing should be carried out with all-out effort. Both imported cases and spread within the city should be prevented.

-- Medical resources and key supplies should be allocated in a scientific manner, providing more protection for medical workers.

-- Scientific research should be accelerated in terms of drug and vaccine development. Effective diagnosis and treatment plans should be summarized and promoted in time.

-- International and regional cooperation should be expanded. Good communication with the World Health Organization and experience sharing with relevant countries should be continued.

-- Public communication through the news media should be more effective. Release of epidemic information should be improved.

-- Social stability should be safeguarded. Illegal activities disturbing medical treatment, epidemic prevention and market and social order should be severely punished.

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(Web editor: Zhao Tong, Bianji)

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