Answering questions during the daily press conference, he noted that since the outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic, China has been actively participating in international contacts and exchanges aimed at combating COVID-19, and cooperating with the international community, including the Organization Health World. (WHO) to address relevant issues.
Speaking about the changing epidemiological situation and the response to the coronavirus epidemic, Mao Ning said that relevant authorities in China share information in a timely, open, transparent manner and in accordance with the law.
“We have shared viral genome data on the latest COVID-19 infection cases in China through the Global Influenza Data Sharing Initiative (GISAID),” Mao Ning said.
The representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China also added that a few days ago, the competent authorities of the People’s Republic of China held a video conference with WHO specialists. The two sides exchanged views on the current situation with COVID-19, medical treatment, vaccinations, and other technical issues. They agreed to continue the technical exchange and do everything possible to end the global pandemic as soon as possible.
Health experts from many countries have said that the strains of COVID-19 currently spreading in China have been previously detected elsewhere and a new variant could appear anywhere in the world, so there is no need to impose restrictions. special at the entrance of the Chinese. she noticed.
Mao Ning said China always believes that the response to COVID-19 in all countries must be scientifically sound and proportionate. They should not be used for political manipulation or discrimination, nor should they interfere with regular exchanges and cooperation between people.