Zhang Wenhong has become a household name in China during the pandemic. Photo: Weibo Zhang Wenhong has become a household name in China during the pandemic. Photo: Weibo
Zhang Wenhong has become a household name in China during the pandemic. Photo: Weibo
Josephine Ma
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Josephine Ma

China’s Dr Fauci talks about coexisting with the virus. Cue social media storm

  • Virologist Zhang Wenhong has been criticised after saying countries will have to find a way to live with Covid-19
  • The response to his remarks reflects fears about any change to the zero-tolerance strategy

Zhang Wenhong has become a household name in China during the pandemic. Photo: Weibo Zhang Wenhong has become a household name in China during the pandemic. Photo: Weibo
Zhang Wenhong has become a household name in China during the pandemic. Photo: Weibo
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Josephine Ma

Josephine Ma

Josephine Ma is China news editor and has covered China news for the Post for more than 20 years. As a correspondent in Beijing, she reported on everything from the 2003 Sars outbreak to the riots in Lhasa and the Beijing Olympics in 2008. She has been based in Hong Kong since 2009. She has a master’s degree in development studies from the London School of Economics and a bachelor’s degree in English language from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.