China bolsters pandemic safeguards

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2021-05-17

InboundpassengersfilloutepidemiologicalinvestigationformsatcustomsinShanghaiPudongInternationalAirport.[Photo/Xinhua]Chinahastightenedquarantineandtestingrulesforincomingtravelers,especiallythosefromIndiaandsomeneighboringcountriesexperiencingsurgingCOVID-19cases,asthevirusismutatingmorerapidlyandnewstrainsarespreadingfasterworldwide,,anofficialwiththeNationalHealthCommissionsdiseasepreventionandcontrolbureau,saidallpassengersarrivinginChinafromoverseasmustbequarantinedfor14daysatcentralizedfacilities,partic,twonasalswabsampleswillbecollectedfromeachpersononthefinaldayoftheirquarantine."Thetwosampleswillbehandledbydifferenttestingagenciesandtestedagainsttwodifferentnucleicacidreagents,whichisaimedatensuringthehighqualityofourtests,"athomeforsevendaysfollowingthequarantine,Hesaidtimelyinformationsharingshouldbesteppedupamongauthoritiesacrossregions,eritspotentiallyhighertransmissibilityhasbeenreportedinatleast44countriesandregions,,newstrainshavebeenreportedthatfirstemergedintheUnitedKingdom,SouthAfrica,,witharisingshareofcaseslinkedtovariants,,theeasternprovinceofAnhuireportedadomest,includingonelikelytohavecomeincontactwithincomingtravelersearlierthismonth,ctingthem,saidHe,addingthatthe"monitoringofvirusmutationswillberampedup."Wewillanalyzethegenomesequenceofallconfirmedinfectionsandintensifythetrackingofvirusmutationstopromptlyevaluatetherisks."Meanwhile,researchontheefficacyofdomesticCOVID-19vaccinesonvariantsisunderway,saidShaoYiming,anexpertfromChinadtobeeffectiveatprotectingagainstnewstrainsfirstreportedinSouthAfrica,theUKandBrazil."WearealsoconductingresearchregardingthenewstraincirculatingrapidlyinIndia,"hesaid,addingthatinactivatedvaccinesavailablenowcanbeconvenientlyandquicklyupgraded,,thehighestdailynumberofvaccinationssi,thecountryhaddeliverednearly367milliondosesasofThursday.。