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China faces second Covid-19 wave: Medical official confirms information

Source : 112 Ukraine

The medic is sure that it is necessary to observe all precautionary measures before the creation of the vaccine
19:00, 18 May 2020

AFP

There is a threat of the second wave of coronavirus in China. That is why the authorities should not relax, as CNN reported citing senior medical adviser of Chinese government Zhong Nanshan.

The doctor confirmed that Wuhan’s authorities understate the number of infected until the end of January when the government of China got involved in the situation. According to him, the incidence statistics in China is veracious since the end of January.

Currently, the lockdown is lifted in Chinese cities; however, the number of measures is held for prevention of the spread of the virus and wave of the disease.

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Wuhan authorities ordered to hold mass testing for Covid-19 for all 11 million citizens as the new outbreak was determined in the beginning of May.

According to Zhong, the Chinese authorities should not stay calm as the risk of the second wave of the disease becomes more serious.

In recent weeks, new groups of coronavirus incidence occur in China: Wuhan and the northeastern provinces of Heilongjiang and Jilin.

“The majority of... Chinese at the moment are still susceptible to the Covid-19 infection, because (of) a lack of immunity," Zhong said. "We are facing (a) big challenge, it's not better than the foreign countries I think at the moment."

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Zhong headed the team of doctors who were sent by the government to study the situation with coronavirus in China.

As we reported, for a long time, the Chinese authorities have been concealing and destroyed data on the outbreak of the coronavirus Covid-19 in Wuhan, which has already taken more than 243,800 people in the world.

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