The Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China held a meeting on March 4 which was presided over by General Secretary Xi Jinping to study the current priorities for the prevention and control of the novel Coronavirus epidemic and the stabilization of economic and social operations.
Meeting Key Points:
Enhance Urgency and Responsibility-
Xi Jinping emphasized that they are soberly aware of the complexity of the current epidemic prevention and control and the economic and social development situation. The general secretary wants to enhance the sense of responsibility and urgency in coordinating various tasks.
Reducing Movement and Gathering of People-
The Meeting also discussed the risk of spread of the epidemic caused by the increase in the movement and gathering of people in other regions is increasing.
Strengthen Prevention and Control Efforts-
The meeting emphasized the need to continue to strengthen efforts to prevent and control the epidemic in Hubei Province and Wuhan and continue to maintain the prevention and control strategies for internal proliferation and external prevention.
Increase prevention and control in Hotspot areas-
The meeting pointed out that it is necessary to highlight the prevention and control of epidemics in key areas such as Beijing, improve the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei joint prevention and control mechanism, and strengthen coordination and coordination in the areas of personnel flow guidance, epidemic prevention in traffic corridors, and resumption of production and production in enterprises
Increase Research Efforts-
The meeting emphasized the need to increase research efforts, focus on the most powerful issues to solve the most urgent problems, continue to strengthen the virus traceability and transmission mechanism research, drug vaccines, testing reagents, medical equipment and other research and development must be closely integrated with clinical treatment and prevention
Promote Resumption of Work-
The meeting pointed out that it is necessary to promote the resumption of work and production according to the epidemic zoning, significantly increase the production and supply of key materials for epidemic prevention and control, optimize the deployment of protective materials, and ensure a safe and healthy production and living environment for employees.
Assist Targeted enterprises-
The meeting emphasized that targeted efforts should be made to assist enterprises, stabilize jobs, expand employment, do a good job of employment of key groups such as college graduates, migrant workers, and actively help individual industrial and commercial households. We must do a good job of agricultural production in spring and do a good job of maintaining and stabilizing the price of agricultural products.