Live: China’s SCIO issues white paper on fighting COVID-19

The State Council Information Office is briefing media on the white paper “Fighting COVID-19: China in Action” today. Officials representing multiple bodies including the State Council Information Office, the National Health Commission and the Chinese Academy of Engineering answer questions from the media. #COVID19 #coronavirus #ChinainAction

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