SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will build a national supply and purchase system for emergency supplies as well as a complete epidemic emergency response system, state broadcaster CCTV reported on Friday, citing comments made by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
His comments come as China is battling a coronavirus outbreak, which has killed 1,523 so far.
(This story corrects day in paragraph 1.)
Reporting by Huizhong Wu and Brenda Goh; Editing by Edmund Blair
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