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In China, 14 dead in fighting COVID-19 recognized as fallen heroes

In China, 14 dead in fighting COVID-19 recognized as fallen heroes

Fourteen people killed on the front lines of the epidemic, a new coronavirus pneumonia COVID-19 in the province of Hubei /Central China/, was recognized as the first fallen heroes, said local authorities on Thursday.
This decision was made in accordance with the rules of honoring the fallen heroes in the country, the statement said provincial governments.

In the list of the 14 fallen heroes entered Wang Bin, Feng Xiaolin, Jiang Xueqing, Liu Jimin, Whether Wanlan, Zhang Canmay, Xiao Jun, young, Liu Fang, Xia Sisi, Huang Wenjun, may Junmin, Peng Ingua and Liao Jianjun. They were recognized as role models and the best representatives of their profession among health care workers and employees on the prevention of the epidemic, serving on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19.

Outbreak COVID-19 has become the most serious emergency situation in public health, which spread throughout the country at the fastest rate, caused the most geographically extensive infection and was the most difficult to deter from the point of view of prevention and control in the country since the founding of the people's Republic of China.

"Fallen hero" is the highest honorary title, which the party and the state assigned to the citizens who sacrificed their lives for the good of the state, society and people.