he work of epidemic prevention and control and medical treatment in Hubei Province. It was the first of such conferences held in the province by the office amid the epi
demic outbreak. The office held three press conferences in Beijing and Wuhan that day.
-- The State Council Information Office held a press conference in Beijing on ep
idemic prevention and control related to the return trips of the Spring Festival travel rush.
-- Under the joint prevention and control mechanism of the State Council,
a press conference was held in Beijing updating progress in drug development and scientific research related to the COVID-19.
As revealed at the press conference, sev
en types of detection reagents have been approved to tap the market, while staged progress has been made in drug screening and treatment, vaccine development and animal
-- The China-WHO joint expert team started a nine-day field visit in China, scheduled to inspect cities including Beijing, Chengdu, Guang
zhou, Shenzhen and Wuhan.
The team consists of 25 exper
ts from China, Germany, Japan, Republic of Korea (ROK),
Nigeria, Russia, Singapore, the United States and WHO.