China lifts lockdown of Wuhan on Apr. 8, 00:00.
The city is a testament to China's efforts to combat the novel COVID-19.
As the first country where the novel coronavirus epidemic broke out, China was the first country to take the most powerful, strict and comprehensive measures to prevent and control the epidemic, and the first country to make progress in the prevention and control of the epidemic, to be the first to share the experience of fighting the epidemic with the countries concerned without reservation, to provide first aid to more than 120 countries and four international organizations, including the United Kingdom. China's national effort to combat the epidemic has finally won the current positive situation...
The Chinese people have made great sacrifices to prevent and control the epidemic.
The city of Wuhan was locked down on Jan. 23. In order to prevent the spread of the epidemic, tens of millions of people chose to self-isolation, which is unique in the history of New China, and is China's first line of defense to prevent the spread of the epidemic to the international community.
Starting from Feb. 11, all residential areas in Wuhan have been closed for management; diagnostic treatment and prevention and control plans have been released and updated in a timely manner; more than 40,000 medical and nursing staff have been dispatched from all over the country to continuously support Hubei; financial funds have been allocated repeatedly to support the fight against the epidemic, medical and living materials were quickly deployed to ensure supplies; two hospitals, Huoshenshan and Leishenshan, were built in just over 10 days, and several makeshift hospitals were opened in an emergency...
"China's speed" has amazed the world, the determination and heroic efforts of Chinese medical personnel to do their utmost to treat every patient is moving.
The effect then became apparent, the joint expert review group said, with the epidemiological curve showing that "such measures directly lead to a gradual decline or remain at a lower level. ".
Director-general of the WHO Tan Desai said that until now, China has completely limited 99% of the incidence to its territory, creating a valuable window for the international community to work together to solve the epidemic, it has also set a new standard for the world's epidemic prevention.
The measures to prevent and control the epidemic, such as reducing travel and personnel movement, will inevitably have a great impact on the economy and society. The immediate economic impact of the outbreak has been concentrated in transport, tourism, entertainment, education, retail and tertiary sector of the economy. For some time, including tourism, film, catering and other "Spring Festival Economy", and other economic activities close to the shutdown.
On Feb. 24, 22:00, the program "This is China" was broadcast by China Dragon TV. Professor Zhang Weiwei, Dean of China Research Institute of Fudan University, discussed with guests the positive significance of China's anti-epidemic model to the world.
"The so-called China model, in the short term, means China bears more responsibility and costs. Frankly speaking, only a country like China, with such a political system, would sacrifice a period of economic decline to be responsible to its people and to the world, in this sense, China's anti-epidemic model is to build a community of human destiny of the actual action.
On Feb. 24, Gutterres, the UN Secretary General, said during a visit to WHO headquarters in Geneva that many Chinese were unable to have normal lives in order to effectively prevent and control the novel pneumonia outbreak, "I would like to express my gratitude to all those who are living in China now, those who are unable to have normal lives." The Chinese people have made great sacrifices to prevent and control the epidemic. "They are making contributions to all mankind. "
A responsible major country in the fight against the epidemic
While fighting its own epidemic, China has always kept the WHO and the international community informed timely, shared information and carried out international cooperation in an open, transparent and responsible manner.
On Jan. 3, China began to regularly inform WHO and other countries about the outbreak information; on Jan. 12, the WHO announced that it had received information on the genetic sequence of the novel coronavirus shared by China; on Jan. 21, China announced the novel coronavirus nucleic acid detection primer and probe sequence...
While positive changes have taken place in China's epidemic prevention and control situation, the nCOVID-19 outbreak in multiple spots around the world and spread trend. More than 1.17 million new cases of pneumonia have been confirmed worldwide, according to the WHO on Apr. 6.
In times of crisis, China promptly came clean about "China's plan" and "China's experience" for epidemic prevention and control.
Since the outbreak of the epidemic, China has held a number of teleconferences or video-conferences with experts on the epidemic with the European Union, ASEAN, African countries, some European countries and South Korea.
On Mar. 12, the National Health Commission and the WHO jointly held an international briefing on sharing China's experience in the prevention and treatment of NCP in the form of a multi-site video link to introduce the experience and cases of prevention and treatment to the world, in-depth interpretation of the latest version of the prevention and control of pneumonia and diagnosis and treatment of the program, to answer questions from embassies in China.
"China's prevention and control strategies, methods, technologies, standards and cases have been tested in the field and are ready to share with the international community to help maintain global health security, " said Ma Xiaowei, Director of the National Health Commission.
China has taken the initiative to lend a helping hand to countries and regions affected by the outbreak. On the evening of Mar. 12, an anti-epidemic medical expert group jointly organized by the Chinese Health and Health Commission and the Red Cross Society arrived in the Italian capital, Rome, with medical supplies donated by the Chinese side. The Italian people were deeply moved by China's offer to help Italy in its most difficult time.
In addition to Italy, China has sent teams of experts to Iran, Iraq and other countries; provided anti-epidemic material assistance to South Korea, Japan and many European countries, including face masks, protective clothing, goggles and a novel coronavirus nucleic acid test kit for pneumonia.
China and the Republic of Korea have set up a joint prevention and control cooperation mechanism, and China and the EU have also set up a joint expert group of fighting COVID-19.
Chinese experts also held video-conferences with the EU, the African Union and ASEAN as well as a number of countries for experience sharing and technical exchanges. China has released several versions of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of COVID-19, which have also been translated and shared in various languages.
China's anti-epidemic campaign has built up confidence and bought time for countries around the world to fight the epidemic. China's anti-epidemic campaign has provided the international community with effective experiences and practices. In the face of the epidemic, China has taken effective measures such as strengthening detection and isolation, locking down the cities, setting up makeshift hospitals and suspending classes for students, which have also provided important lessons for other countries to deal with the epidemic.
China's economy, as an important link in the global industrial chain, in the epidemic period, not only maintained its resilience during the worst of the epidemic, but it is now gradually resuming work and production, and its economy and society are also accelerating to get back on track, in order to spread to the global epidemic in the shortest time to the world to resume the delivery of products.
This not only ensures the integrity of the global industrial chain and supply chain, but also gives a "reassurance" to the stability of the world economy.
Through hard work, and positive changes have taken place in China's epidemic prevention and control situation, and important achievements have been made, making important contributions to the worldwide fight against the epidemic. China's efforts to fight the epidemic and the positive results achieved have won wide support and universal praise from the international community.
True heroes are created in great turmoil. At the critical moment when the global epidemic has entered a pandemic, the Chinese people have also overcome their own difficulties in epidemic prevention and provided experience support and medical material assistance within their capabilities to countries with severe epidemics and weak health systems, in doing its utmost to protect its own people and contain the global spread of the epidemic, China has demonstrated the morality and responsibility of a responsible major country. This responsibility has once again explained to the world the concept of a community of shared future for mankind. It has also demonstrated China's commitment to the common interests of mankind and to working together with the rest of the world to tackle the epidemic.