Chinese health authorities announced late on Monday that they have decided to rename "novel coronavirus pneumonia" to "novel coronavirus infection" and downgrade the management of the disease from category A to category B starting Jan 8.
Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, conducted a new round of mass nucleic acid testing on Monday, attempting to control the sources of infection and cut off transmission chains, local officials said.
The first internet diagnosis and treatment service platform in Inner Mongolia was officially launched on Jan 15.
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.
Giving children COVID-19 vaccine shots is an important part of building up immunity barrier for the entire population, as well as an important measure to block the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
More than 1.2 million teenagers aged between 12 and 17 years old in Mongolia had received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccines as of Aug 12.
Inner Mongolia recently launched the Implementation Opinions on Promoting the Inheritance, Innovation and Development of Traditional Chinese and Mongolian Medicine.
Insured citizens in Inner Mongolia will be allowed to share their personal medical insurance accounts with their family members from 2021.