The Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held a meeting on November 10 to hear a report on the prevention and control of COVID-19 and the study and implementation of 20 measures. to further optimize outbreak prevention and control. Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, presided over the meeting and delivered an important speech.
It was reported at the meeting that currently the COVID-19 virus is constantly changing, the world is still in a pandemic state, and new epidemics continue to emerge within the country. As a country with a large population, China faces a large number of vulnerable people, uneven development between regions, and a lack of medical resources, while the epidemic is still spreading in several regions. Affected by virus mutation and climatic factors during the winter and spring, the scope and scale of the epidemic is likely to expand further. As we are still facing a critical situation of prevention and control, we must be very decisive in our strategy and carry out the work towards the prevention and control of the epidemic in a purposeful, precise and scientific manner.
It was noted at the meeting that it is necessary to fully, accurately and comprehensively implement the decisions and measures adopted by the Party Central Committee, to put people and human life first, and to resolutely implement the general strategy of preventing the epidemic from being imported and reviving it. in order to prevent the epidemic in the country, the dynamic “zero-covid” policy continues unchanged. In accordance with the requirements of preventing the epidemic, stabilizing the economy and ensuring development, we must jointly implement economic and social development and the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic in order to protect people’s lives and health and minimize its impact. economic and social development of the epidemic.
It was noted at the meeting that it is necessary to adapt to the characteristics of the rapid spread of the virus, to effectively apply the “Four Early” principles related to testing, reporting, quarantine and treatment, and to respond promptly to prevent the rapid spread. to prevent further spread of infections or to extend prevention and control measures. In key areas, we must unite our efforts to control the epidemic as soon as possible, take more decisive and decisive measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic, and restore normal order in life and production. We should never wait and sit idle and let everyone do what seems good to them. It is necessary to continue the purposeful and scientific fight against the epidemic, to increase the efficiency of the fight against the epidemic, to further optimize and harmonize the measures against the epidemic, and to take more targeted measures in this area related to quarantine and relocation of infected persons. , PCR tests, movement of people, medical services, vaccination, outbreak prevention and control in companies and schools that guarantee services, and help to return home to stranded people, among other measures. Efforts must be increased to advance the research and development of vaccines and drugs and to improve the effectiveness and accuracy of vaccines and drugs. It is necessary to implement all anti-epidemic measures by strengthening the analysis of the situation and its assessment. Rest is not allowed for the main anti-epidemic measures. We must resist irresponsibility, fight and eliminate formalism and bureaucracy, and correct bad practices by different levels of management, such as adding additional requirements or introducing standardized measures. It is necessary to make every effort to ensure the production and life of the population, to efficiently provide the basic needs of people in polluted areas. We must provide basic living services such as medical care, increase assistance to the elderly, infirm, sick and disabled, address people’s real difficulties, and do our best to resume normal life and production. We must engage in building a strong barrier to prevent and control the epidemic by intensifying work, including vaccination for priority populations.
It was noted at the meeting that party committees and governments at all levels should conform to the decisions and provisions of the Party Central Committee in their views and activities. They must fully understand the complexity, difficulty and repeatability of epidemic control, and strengthen their sense of responsibility and ability to control the epidemic. Everyone should fulfill their duties willingly, promptly and with full dedication, go to the frontline areas to prevent the epidemic and fight in all directions, and do not forget to provide psychological support to people. All of this is aimed at winning the crucial and ongoing battle to prevent and control the epidemic.
Other topics were also discussed during the meeting.
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