Remarks by the spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in India Counselor Ji Rong on pneumonia epidemic caused by the novel coronavirus
2020-01-30 18:35

Q:Indian media currently pay close attention to the development of pneumonia epidemic caused by the novel coronavirus in Wuhan. Please introduce the measures taken by the Chinese government in response to the epidemic, especially how to ensure the health and safety of Indian citizens in Wuhan?

A:Facing the severe and complicated epidemic situation, the Chinese government has attached great importance to it. President Xi Jinping has repeatedly given important instructions on prevention and control of the epidemic. With firm resolve, strong measures, rapid action and extensive mobilization, China has built an all-round and multi-level prevention and control system focusing on Wuhan city and Hubei province from the central government to the local level. The epidemic is generally preventable, controllable and curable. At present, there are sufficient supplies of daily necessities in Wuhan, and the commodity prices are also generally stable. The Chinese government has mobilized all the national resources to ensure the supply of medical equipments and living materials in Wuhan.We have full capability, confidence and resources to win the battle against the epidemic at an early date.

Acting with openness, transparency and a high sense of responsibility, the Chinese government has shared information of the epidemic wi