A man sits among empty seats at a free movie screening in Singapore, on September 29, as restrictions on social gathering are tightened due to the surge of Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters A man sits among empty seats at a free movie screening in Singapore, on September 29, as restrictions on social gathering are tightened due to the surge of Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters
A man sits among empty seats at a free movie screening in Singapore, on September 29, as restrictions on social gathering are tightened due to the surge of Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters
Adam Claridge-Chang
Opinion

Opinion

Adam Claridge-Chang

China’s ‘zero Covid’ vs Singapore’s ‘living with it’: rapid low-cost testing could mean we don’t need to choose

  • Eliminating the virus completely, through stringent lockdown and quarantine measures, and treating it as endemic are often discussed as mutually exclusive strategies
  • Frequent and widespread adoption of at-home antigen rapid testing could offer the best of both worlds

A man sits among empty seats at a free movie screening in Singapore, on September 29, as restrictions on social gathering are tightened due to the surge of Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters A man sits among empty seats at a free movie screening in Singapore, on September 29, as restrictions on social gathering are tightened due to the surge of Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters
A man sits among empty seats at a free movie screening in Singapore, on September 29, as restrictions on social gathering are tightened due to the surge of Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters
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