(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
(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

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

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(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
(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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