Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the coronavirus pandemic exposed “many weak links” in the nation’s public health emergency management. Photo: AFP Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the coronavirus pandemic exposed “many weak links” in the nation’s public health emergency management. Photo: AFP
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the coronavirus pandemic exposed “many weak links” in the nation’s public health emergency management. Photo: AFP

China admits coronavirus exposed ‘weak links’ in health system as government promises to strengthen disease response

  • Premier Li Keqiang makes rare admission of failings as authorities look to strengthen monitoring and reporting system for infectious diseases
  • Handling of Covid-19 prompted backlash at home and abroad after Wuhan authorities were slow to grasp severity of situation

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the coronavirus pandemic exposed “many weak links” in the nation’s public health emergency management. Photo: AFP Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the coronavirus pandemic exposed “many weak links” in the nation’s public health emergency management. Photo: AFP
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the coronavirus pandemic exposed “many weak links” in the nation’s public health emergency management. Photo: AFP
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