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Both are seen as “Xi’s men,” Lowy Institute senior fellow Richard McGregor said.

“I guess if the situation in Hubei is a long way from being under control, the party should be worried about instability, because you are literally going to have tens of millions of people confined indoors at least for another month,” McGregor said.

“I think if you are trying to deal with an emergency, you probably want to choose people you can rely on, who are loyal to you,” he added.

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