China’s global engagement in the fight against COVID-19

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    2020 was an extraordinary year for China and the world. Led by President Xi Jinping, China launched the largest global humanitarian campaign since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, China called for a joint response and the building of a global community of health for all.

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