Coronavirus pandemic expected to be over by June: China’s virus adviser

Medical worker in protective suit moves a novel coronavirus patient in a wheelchair at a hospital in Wuhan. (File photo: Reuters)

The global coronavirus pandemic is likely to be over by June, Zhong Nanshan, the Chinese government’s senior medical adviser, said on Thursday.

A lot of imported cases into China are asymptomatic patients and the re-infection rates among recovered patients is low, Zhong, an 83-year-old epidemiologist renowned for helping combat the SARS outbreak in 2003, told a news conference.

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