WHO director meets with Chinese officials over COVID-19 surge – JURIST

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhnom Ghebreyesus Saturday spoke with the Director of China’s National Health Commission Ma Xiaowei concerning the COVID-19 surge the nation is presently going through.

During the assembly, Chinese officials supplied info to WHO on the outbreak in China. The info included “outpatient clinics, hospitalizations, patients requiring emergency treatment and critical care, and hospital deaths related to COVID-19 infection.” WHO requested that this detailed info “continue to be shared with us and the public.” WHO additionally reiterated the significance of continued collaboration to make sure the profitable containment of the virus. The events additionally met in December 2022 and mentioned the COVID-19 state of affairs in China and assessed the progress of controlling the virus.

Last month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China introduced an finish to sure restrictions on worldwide arrivals posed by the nation’s “zero-COVID” insurance policies which were in place since 2020. These insurance policies sparked protests in China, urging an finish to the inflexible restrictions.

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