Residents wearing face masks walk past a wall displaying posters encouraging people to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in Beijing, June 9, 2022. Photo: AP
Residents wearing face masks walk past a wall displaying posters encouraging people to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in Beijing, June 9, 2022. Photo: AP
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China’s goal of achieving both zero Covid-19 and the resumption of normal economic activity remains elusive

  • The economic and social costs of achieving ‘zero’ Covid are beyond measure
  • For most countries, the focus is no longer on the virus itself but on its health impact

Residents wearing face masks walk past a wall displaying posters encouraging people to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in Beijing, June 9, 2022. Photo: AP
Residents wearing face masks walk past a wall displaying posters encouraging people to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in Beijing, June 9, 2022. Photo: AP
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