The basic codes of conduct listed below come from the 9th prevention and control guidelines for COVID-19 released by the State Council's Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism.
Based on the principle of "giving a voluntary and informed consent on vaccination at thier own costs and risks".
China has shortened the COVID-19 quarantine time for inbound international travelers and refined the designation of medium- and high-risk areas, in an effort to cope with the highly infectious Omicron variant more precisely, according to a document released on Tuesday.
China released its first diagnosis and treatment guideline for monkeypox on June 15, making it clear that the virus can spread through close contact and droplets, but most patients can recover without special treatment.
China has approved COVID-19 antigen testing as a supplementary means to improve early detection, and 10 domestically made antigen kits have been allowed for home use.
Omicron is a highly divergent variant of the novel coronavirus with a high number of mutations.
COVID-19 antigen self-test kits are now available at some drug stores in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang province.
Fully vaccinated people in China can now choose to receive a different shot from their original inoculation as a booster in a process called sequential immunization.
Nearly two years after the COVID-19 outbreak, China has granted emergency approval for its first antibody combination therapy for COVID-19 treatment, adding a tool to the world's arsenal against the disease.