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Covid-19 outbreak infects 80% of population, coronavirus unlikely to rebound

A top government scientist said Saturday that with 80% of China’s population already infected with Covid-19, it is highly unlikely that the virus will make a major comeback in the next two to three months. .

Wu Zunyou, chief epidemiologist at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said on Weibo that despite the widespread spread of the pandemic and the possibility that mass movement of people could spread the infection in some places, the near A second wave is unlikely in the future, he said. Current Chinese New Year holiday season in the country.

Since Covid-19 restrictions were recently lifted, millions of Chinese have traveled for holiday reunions, in rural areas ill-prepared to deal with such a massive rise in the disease. There is growing concern about new outbreaks of viruses in

A member of China’s National Health Commission said Thursday that the country has experienced the worst of the coronavirus epidemic.

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About 60,000 Covid-19 patients died in hospitals on January 12, 2019, about a month after the Chinese government unexpectedly abandoned its Covid-zero policy, according to official statistics.

The government’s estimate may be low because many patients died at home, according to these experts, and many doctors admit they were discouraged from listing Covid-19 as a cause of death. .

(with input from institutions)

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