Currently, every 1,000 people in China’s rural areas have access to 1.48 doctors, far less than in cities. Photo: Xinhua
Currently, every 1,000 people in China’s rural areas have access to 1.48 doctors, far less than in cities. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China pushes local health authorities to keep rural populations safe from wave of infection

  • Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council directs rural hospitals and clinics to guarantee pandemic medical services
  • Move to treat asymptomatic and mild cases at home and transfer severe and critical cases to designated or higher-tier hospitals

Currently, every 1,000 people in China’s rural areas have access to 1.48 doctors, far less than in cities. Photo: Xinhua
Currently, every 1,000 people in China’s rural areas have access to 1.48 doctors, far less than in cities. Photo: Xinhua
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