People wearing face masks walk past a Foxconn Technology Group building in New Taipei City, Taiwan, on February 18. The world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer said respiratory disease scientist Zhong Nanshan will act as its chief coronavirus prevention adviser. Photo: EPA-EFEPeople wearing face masks walk past a Foxconn Technology Group building in New Taipei City, Taiwan, on February 18. The world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer said respiratory disease scientist Zhong Nanshan will act as its chief coronavirus prevention adviser. Photo: EPA-EFE
People wearing face masks walk past a Foxconn Technology Group building in New Taipei City, Taiwan, on February 18. The world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer said respiratory disease scientist Zhong Nanshan will act as its chief coronavirus prevention adviser. Photo: EPA-EFE

Foxconn taps respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan to advise on coronavirus as its iPhone factories ramp up production

  • After playing a pivotal role in the fight against the Sars epidemic in 2002-03, Zhong has become one of China’s top experts on respiratory diseases
  • Foxconn, which makes most of Apple’s iPhones, employs about 1 million workers at 30 industrial complexes in mainland China

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People wearing face masks walk past a Foxconn Technology Group building in New Taipei City, Taiwan, on February 18. The world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer said respiratory disease scientist Zhong Nanshan will act as its chief coronavirus prevention adviser. Photo: EPA-EFEPeople wearing face masks walk past a Foxconn Technology Group building in New Taipei City, Taiwan, on February 18. The world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer said respiratory disease scientist Zhong Nanshan will act as its chief coronavirus prevention adviser. Photo: EPA-EFE
People wearing face masks walk past a Foxconn Technology Group building in New Taipei City, Taiwan, on February 18. The world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer said respiratory disease scientist Zhong Nanshan will act as its chief coronavirus prevention adviser. Photo: EPA-EFE
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