Yang Chengchen

Reporter with China News Service, awarded the honorary title of "National Role Model in Fighting the COVID-19 Epidemic " on September 8, 2020

A Trip Back Home Turned into A Journey to Fight COVID-19

At the darkest moment, people in Wuhan did not wait for hope but tried their best to seek for it. News reporting amid the epidemic not only conveys information in the epicenter to the outside world but also records history and provides materials for reflection by future generations.

Through interviews with human rights and public health scholars, frontline medical workers and personnel of related departments, this program shares China’s stories of battling COVID-19 to demonstrate that the Chinese government has always put peoples’ lives and health first and stuck to the people-centered human rights philosophy.