During a news briefing held on Saturday, some medical experts answered frequently asked questions about respiratory illnesses during winter and better explained the importance of getting vaccinated and adhering to a healthy lifestyle.
Health commission stresses improved monitoring as respiratory illnesses spread
China has made significant progress in improving medical services and healthcare accessibility.
The first injection in China to treat obesity has received market authorization, providing another treatment options for those in need.
About 7 percent of fever clinic patients have tested positive for COVID-19 this month.
Vaccinating vulnerable groups against COVID-19, monitoring immunity levels across its population and stepping up preparedness for developing novel and variant-specific vaccines will remain essential tasks.