A resident gets a swab test in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang last week. The region has had a resurgence in cases since mid-July. Photo: XinhuaA resident gets a swab test in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang last week. The region has had a resurgence in cases since mid-July. Photo: Xinhua
A resident gets a swab test in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang last week. The region has had a resurgence in cases since mid-July. Photo: Xinhua

China’s economic and social plans must factor in that coronavirus will be with us for a long time: task force

  • Central government task force says a shift in thinking to include disease prevention and control must occur when officials and industry make plans
  • Short-term measures should not come at the cost of long-term development, it says, as China continues to battle Covid-19 outbreaks

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
A resident gets a swab test in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang last week. The region has had a resurgence in cases since mid-July. Photo: XinhuaA resident gets a swab test in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang last week. The region has had a resurgence in cases since mid-July. Photo: Xinhua
A resident gets a swab test in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang last week. The region has had a resurgence in cases since mid-July. Photo: Xinhua
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