In 2003, under the firm leadership of the Party and the government, the Chinese people, united as one, won a decisive victory in their combat against the severe acute respiratory syndrome pandemic. Learning a lesson from this experience, the government took comprehensive measures to improve public health services, and the prevention and control of serious diseases. Marked progress was made in the prevention and control system for serious diseases, in the response mechanism for public health emergencies, in the development of community healthcare services in rural and urban areas, and in the new-type rural cooperative medical care and basic medical insurance for urban residents.
The spokesperson said: "We are disappointed that Parliament has voted for this amendment. The fundamental purpose of this (Brexit) Bill is to prepare our statute book for exit day, it is not about the terms of our exit.
Xi's diplomatic style shows his dedication to the welfare of Chinese people, as well as his sense of duty to China and the world, Wang said.