Rural doctors visit households to provide medical support in Jiwei township, Huayuan county, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, in central China’s Hunan province on December 29. Photo: Xinhua
Rural doctors visit households to provide medical support in Jiwei township, Huayuan county, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, in central China’s Hunan province on December 29. Photo: Xinhua
Winston Mok
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Winston Mok

How China can prevent a Covid-19 surge among its rural elderly this Lunar New Year

  • Unlike in cities, it’s not too late for a phased reopening of rural China, where under-resourced healthcare means the elderly face greater risks from visitors
  • This Spring Festival, staying away from your loved ones until they are fully vaccinated may be the greatest act of love

Rural doctors visit households to provide medical support in Jiwei township, Huayuan county, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, in central China’s Hunan province on December 29. Photo: Xinhua
Rural doctors visit households to provide medical support in Jiwei township, Huayuan county, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, in central China’s Hunan province on December 29. Photo: Xinhua
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