China's top expert predicts basic control over Wuhan coronavirus during AprilChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 27, 2020
China's top respiratory disease expert today predicted gaining "basic control" over Wuhan coronavirus outbreak by the end of April, as the country recorded its lowest death toll in nearly a month.
Health in China Zhong Nanshan
Topics: China Wuhan coronavirus
Given that the number of daily new infections has been on a downward trend, Zhong said, "We are confident that we will have basic control by the end of April."
The number of deaths on the mainland has risen by 29 to 2,744, with confirmed infections increasing by 433 to 78,497, the commission said today. ■