and forecast systems to gather information in a timely manner and quickly take response measures.He emphasized concentrating nationwide resources to double down on k

ey and core technology research and urged breakthroughs in developing high-end medical equipment to accelerate fixing the country's "weak link" in this sector.Xi also

emphasized resolutely eradicating the bad habit of eating wild animals to promote a civilized, healthy and environmentally-friendly lifestyle.Public health security

is a common challenge faced by humanity, and all countries should join hands to cope with it, Xi said.Noting that the COVID-19 outbreaks have emerged in many countries, Xi said it is important to step up communic

ation and exchange with the World Health Organization and carry out scientific research cooperation on source tracing, drugs, vaccines, testing and other fields with other countries, especially those hit hard by the virus.Xi called on countries to share research data and jointly work out response strategies to contribute to building a community with a shared future for humanity.BEIJING, April 9 -- A spokesperson for Chinese Foreig