Prepare rural medical systems for COVID surge in coming festival travel rush: National Health Commission

China's rural areas are facing a "retaliatory travel" surge from city residents after COVID-19 measures were optimized and boosted for cross-country trips during Chinese New Year.

"We are extremely worried about the potential COVID-19 surge in rural areas as people are visiting homes after three years of strict measures that prevented people from going home," said Jiao Yahui, head of the Bureau of Medical Administration under the National Health Commission.

How to prepare the rural medical system for COVID surge in the coming festival travel rush? Let's hear what Jiao told China Media Group.

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