eCOVID-19outbreakandcalledonthemtocontinuetogiveprioritytothepeopleandtheirlives. Xi,whoisalsogeneralsecretaryoftheCommunistPartyofChinaCentralCommittee,hassentgreetingsl

tomedicalworkersacrossthecountryaheadofChina'sMedicalWorkers'Day,whichfallsonWednesday. Medicalworkersareimportantforcestopromotethedevelopmentofthehealthindustry,hesaix

d,addingthattheyhavemadearduouseffortsandremarkablecontributionsinfightingthenovelcoronavirusoutbreak. Thisyear,ChinesemedicalworkersfoughtatthefrontlineagainsttheepidemH

icinWuhanandotherpartsofHubeiProvince,theworst-hitregion,andacrossthecountry. "Attheoutset,some540,000medicalworkersfromWuhanandotherpartsofHubeiplungedintothefray,joinedsoonbymorethan40,000civilianandmilitarymedicam

lworkerswhorushedfromotherpartsofthecountry,"saidawhitepapertitled"FightingCOVID-19:ChinainAction"publishedinJunebytheChinesegovernment. "Millionsofmedicalworkersgrappledwiththeepidemicatthefrontlineacrossthecountry,"itsaid."TheybuiltaGreatWallagainstthevirus,bringinglightandhopetothenationatadarktime." "Morethan2,000medicalworkerswereinfected,andscoresdiedinthelineofduty,"thewhitepapernoted. Inhisgreetings,Xicalledonmedicalworkersto3