(From left) Major General Chen Wei, Zhang Boli, President Xi Jinping, Zhong Nanshan and Zhang Dingyu during the ceremony in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
(From left) Major General Chen Wei, Zhang Boli, President Xi Jinping, Zhong Nanshan and Zhang Dingyu during the ceremony in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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Xi Jinping hails China’s ‘decisive action’ to contain pandemic at Covid-19 hero ceremony

  • Top respiratory diseases expert Zhong Nanshan receives Medal of the Republic; 44 recognised posthumously for their efforts during crisis
  • President uses event to hail China’s success in Covid-19 fight and economic recovery while virus still rages in other parts of the world

(From left) Major General Chen Wei, Zhang Boli, President Xi Jinping, Zhong Nanshan and Zhang Dingyu during the ceremony in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
(From left) Major General Chen Wei, Zhang Boli, President Xi Jinping, Zhong Nanshan and Zhang Dingyu during the ceremony in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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