How-to China: Pandemic fight holds lessons for world, expert says

By Ye Zizhen | | Updated: 2022-01-13 11:23
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Editor's Note: The eyes of the world are turning to China. In this ongoing series How-to China, we tell stories about how Chinese approaches promote understanding, solve problems and improve the lives of people around the globe.

Tang Jinling (the 4th from the right) poses in a group photo for the launch ceremony of the articles in the British Medical Journal on Dec 4. [Photo/]

Through traditional public health measures, China has successfully contained the spread of COVID-19. While it has 19 percent of world's population, the country has reported only 0.05 percent of cases globally.

A serial of articles was published in December in the British Medical Journal by Chinese epidemiologists and experts involved in fighting COVID-19, exploring several key dimensions of China's response to the infection, including its testing and vaccination strategies, containment methods and the role of pandemic modeling and surveillance.

Tang Jinling, one of the authors and a top Chinese epidemiologist, thinks China's public health measures played a vital role in containing the spread of the coronavirus. Here are excerpts of Tang's interview with China Daily:

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