The global spread of Covid-19 in 2020 has severely impacted global economic development and human security. However, in our currently tumultuous world, the announcement of the 4th Tang Prizes is encouraging news, especially as the Tang Prize in Rule of Law was for the first time awarded to three non-governmental organizations, based in Bangladesh, Lebanon, and Colombia. With the pandemic continuing to pose a serious threat, the award money and affirmation provided by the Tang Prizes has come at just the right moment. There is further hope yet for the treatment of patients with severe cases of Covid-19 as the three Tang Prize laureates in Biopharmaceutical Science continue their research on inflammatory diseases.
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2.English: Contributions to the World──The 2020 Tang Prizes