Chinese military medical personnel arriving in Wuhan in February to assist with the response to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus spares China’s armed forces but disrupts PLA modernisation plans

  • People’s Liberation Army has officially recorded no infections but disease fears have delayed recruitment, training and operations
  • Analysts say Sars experience guided military’s prompt response, but combat effectiveness has been affected
Topic |   China’s military
Chinese military medical personnel arriving in Wuhan in February to assist with the response to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
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