REFILE-China will build a complete epidemic emergency response system - CCTV

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SHANGHAI, Feb 15 (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. (Reporting by Huizhong Wu and Brenda Goh; Editing by Edmund Blair)