China's youth organizations awarded May Fourth Medals to 94 individuals and 34 groups Tuesday for their great contributions to the country.
"China's early identification and effective lockdown of its epicenter stands out as the most effective part of China's response."
China's achievement in the fight against COVID-19 is way better than that of the US. But China is confronting waves of accusations, which have been launched by Washington, and supported and followed by other Western countries and forces.
In 2020, most countries are no stranger to turbulence and economic downturn caused by the coronavirus, some bore the brunt early and gravely. The coronavirus broke out in Wuhan City and spread quickly within China when the country was preparing to celebrate the traditional Spring Festival in late January.
Being the province hit hardest and suffered with longest lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic in China, Hubei has been under the spotlight during the two sessions. It witnesses all the key elements of China's anti-epidemic stories. If we understand the revival of Hubei, we'd understand the Chinese Spirit that has kept the country on its feet through all the tribulations in history.
China's response to the novel coronavirus outbreak has been remarkable at several levels. First, the decisive leadership of the Communist Party of China and the Chinese officials' years of experience in managing local and national affairs have helped the country to largely contain the spread of the virus in the country.