Xi Jinping calls for overhaul of China’s health crisis response system

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for sweeping improvements to China’s health emergency response system on Friday, as the country continued to battle a deadly virus outbreak that has brought part of the economy to a standstill.Stressing the need to strengthen legislation on public health, Xi also called for a review of laws on infectious disease prevention and treatment, as well as wildlife protection, highlighting the need to speed up legislation on biosecurity.In a meeting with top…