The guidelines from the joint COVID-19 prevention and control mechanism of the State Council aim to clarify situations and circumstances where people should, can choose to, or may choose not to wear face masks.
Chinese gastrointestinal surgeon Zhou Shuyang has caught public attention again as his team restored a beating heart through 3D modeling.
The latest edition of the national COVID-19 control protocol is more application for clinical practices in response to Omicron variants now prevalent in China, said an expert in respiratory disease.
People with mild symptoms and asymptomatic cases can now choose to quarantine at home instead of at centralized quarantine facilities.
How to protect yourself against COVID in various scenarios
Health authorities on Thursday issued two guidelines in tandem to help COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms recover at home and to properly monitor their health with test kits.