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China’s leading doctor claims the coronavirus outbreak in the country ‘has already ended’

China’s leading doctor claims the coronavirus outbreak in the country ‘has already ended’

  • The expert who led the COVID-19 battle in Shanghai declared the end of the Chinese crisis
  • He also said the vaccines being developed there are “made for future use”
  • Is because the country reported seven new cases, bringing the total to 83,581
  • China also discovered new infections of bubonic plague and dengue fever on Sunday

A leading expert in disease control in China has stated that the coronavirus outbreak has “already stopped” in the country.

Dr. Zhang Wenhong, who led the fight against COVID-19 in Shanghai, made the announcement today during his speech at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai.

He also said that the vaccines being developed by Chinese researchers against the coronavirus would be made “for future use” because the epidemic was over.

Dr. Zhang, 50, is pictured speaking at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai on Thursday about the application of AI technology in the country's fight against COVID-19

Dr. Zhang, 50, is pictured speaking at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai on Thursday about the application of AI technology in the country’s fight against COVID-19

China today reported seven new infections, bringing the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country to 83,581. Commuters who put on masks are seen in a subway station in Beijing

China today reported seven new infections, bringing the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country to 83,581. Commuters who put on masks are seen in a subway station in Beijing

China today reported seven new infections, bringing the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country to 83,581. Commuters who put on masks are seen in a subway station in Beijing

His explanation is because China today reported seven new infections, bringing the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country to 83,581.

Fears of another outbreak have arisen in the country after a shepherd in northern China was diagnosed with bubonic plague on Sunday, the same day it was confirmed that another resident of eastern China had dengue fever.

Since mid-June, Beijing has also been hit by a new wave of COVID-19 infections linked to a sprawling fish market in the Chinese capital.

But the Chinese lead doctor claimed the coronavirus outbreak in the country was already over.

Dr. Zhang, 50, was invited to speak at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai on Thursday about the application of AI technology in the country’s fight against COVID-19.

Since mid-June, Beijing has also been hit by a new wave of COVID-19 infections linked to a sprawling fish market in the Chinese capital. The file photo taken on June 24 shows people gathering at a mass test center for COVID-19 in Beijing after the new outbreak

Since mid-June, Beijing has also been hit by a new wave of COVID-19 infections linked to a sprawling fish market in the Chinese capital. The file photo taken on June 24 shows people gathering at a mass test center for COVID-19 in Beijing after the new outbreak

Since mid-June, Beijing has also been hit by a new wave of COVID-19 infections linked to a sprawling fish market in the Chinese capital. The file photo taken on June 24 shows people gathering at a mass test center for COVID-19 in Beijing after the new outbreak

The Chinese medical expert warned the public in May that the coronavirus will remain in humans for a long time. The June 28 file photo shows a health worker taking smears from the throat of a male resident at a Beijing coronavirus test site

The Chinese medical expert warned the public in May that the coronavirus will remain in humans for a long time. The June 28 file photo shows a health worker taking smears from the throat of a male resident at a Beijing coronavirus test site

The Chinese medical expert warned the public in May that the coronavirus will remain in humans for a long time. The June 28 file photo shows a health worker taking smears from the throat of a male resident at a Beijing coronavirus test site

He told the audience: ‘Artificial intelligence is developing fast, but I am sorry to tell everyone that China has curbed the coronavirus outbreak with traditional wisdom and [good] management of the cities.

“It’s been six months. In fact, the coronavirus outbreak in China has already ended. All of the drugs and vaccines we develop now are made for future use, ”added Dr. Zhang ready.

His comments come after another medical expert in China warned the public in May that the coronavirus will remain in humans for a long time.

Beijing has been hit by a new wave of COVID-19 infections linked to a sprawling fish market in the Chinese capital. The June 22 file photo shows a female seller walking past closed stalls at a Beijing food market after an infection cluster broke out in the city

Beijing has been hit by a new wave of COVID-19 infections linked to a sprawling fish market in the Chinese capital. The June 22 file photo shows a female seller walking past closed stalls at a Beijing food market after an infection cluster broke out in the city

Beijing has been hit by a new wave of COVID-19 infections linked to a sprawling fish market in the Chinese capital. The June 22 file photo shows a female seller walking past closed stalls at a Beijing food market after an infection cluster broke out in the city

Worldwide, the number of infections has risen to 12 million and at least 548,000 people have died from the virus. The file photo taken on June 20 shows people sign up and have their temperature checked by thermal screening before entering a Beijing market

Worldwide, the number of infections has risen to 12 million and at least 548,000 people have died from the virus. The file photo taken on June 20 shows people sign up and have their temperature checked by thermal screening before entering a Beijing market

Worldwide, the number of infections has risen to 12 million and at least 548,000 people have died from the virus. The file photo taken on June 20 shows people sign up and have their temperature checked by thermal screening before entering a Beijing market

Prof. Feng Lushao, a researcher at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, told state media that COVID-19 will “live next to us for a relatively long time.”

He called on Chinese people to adapt their lifestyle to a new normality, which involves regular virus checks.

As of Thursday, China has reported a total of 83,581 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 357 active. The country’s death toll remains at 4,634.

Worldwide, the number of infections has risen to 12 million and at least 548,000 people have died from the virus.

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