A doctor in the form of a shield with a smiling face holds hands with a mother and child; representing the protection conferred by the Infectious Diseases Prevention and Cure Law (Revised) in China in 2004. Colour lithograph, 2004.
- Beijing (China). Wei sheng ju.
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About this work
The law was introduced in the wake of the SARS outbreak to etablish new procedures both for doctors and the public to take in respect of notification and isolation of cases in the event of epidemics of SARS, bird flu, meningitis etc.
[Beijing] : Beijing Shi Wei sheng ju, 
1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 76.5 x 52.4 cm
Wellcome Library no. 659137i
Top, the name of the law (Chuan ran bing fang zhi fa) and date of implementation (1 December 2004). Below, cursive Chinese characters equivalent to "Prevent and treat infectious diseases to protect the people's health". The name of the law is repeated on the shield