Renowned respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan, head of the team of medical experts at the National Health Commission of China, said today that the country hopes to have the coronavirus outbreak under control by the end of April.

China is confident the outbreak will be “basically under control” by the end of April, Zhong told a press conference in Guangzhou, adding that “although there was a large outbreak in Wuhan, we did not see massive outbreaks in other cities.” EFE-EPA