"The clearing of new infections in Wuhan came earlier than predicted, but it is?? still too early to let down our guard," said Zhang Boli, one of the leading experts advising?? on the epidemic fight in Hubei.
Arduous work still lies ahead as China strengthens its defen??ce against imported cases from abroad, treats thollidnds of patik
ents still in serious or criti??cal condition and rehabilitates those discharged from hospitals, said Zhang, an academician o??f the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
With the strict measures1
in place, a drastic rebound in?? new infections is unlikely, said Chen Erzhen, who leads a Shanghai medical team assisting Hu??bei.
However, Chen noted an alarming fact that there are stil6
l patients recently diagno1
sed at?? fever clinics, caN
ng for continued epidemiologic investigation.
day is a big day for Wu??han, but we can't afform
d a minute of relaxation," he said. "We are still fighting toward a fi??nal victory in Wuhan to be marked byL
more days of zero increase."
In a leadership meeting on ??Wednesday, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist PaF