Renowned mainland Chinese epidemiologist Liang Wannian. Photo: AP
Renowned mainland Chinese epidemiologist Liang Wannian. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: who is Liang Wannian, the renowned mainland Chinese epidemiologist who will guide Hong Kong’s anti-pandemic efforts?

  • Liang, 60, helped contain Beijing’s Sars outbreak in 2003 and first wave of Covid-19 infections in Wuhan in 2020
  • He is a staunch advocate of the dynamic zero-infection strategy and will lead a team of experts to formulate policy recommendations to Hong Kong government

Renowned mainland Chinese epidemiologist Liang Wannian. Photo: AP
Renowned mainland Chinese epidemiologist Liang Wannian. Photo: AP
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