China is citing its mass closures as a key part of its success in bringing the coronavirus under control, and further evidence of the strength of an authoritarian system in handling a crisis. Photo: AP China is citing its mass closures as a key part of its success in bringing the coronavirus under control, and further evidence of the strength of an authoritarian system in handling a crisis. Photo: AP
China is citing its mass closures as a key part of its success in bringing the coronavirus under control, and further evidence of the strength of an authoritarian system in handling a crisis. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: could China’s lockdowns to contain Covid-19 be the best choice for every country?

  • The swift and aggressive lockdown strategy of cities including Wuhan may have worked for China but studies suggest the strategy might not be the best choice for other nations
  • Studies show school closures could lead to higher death rates if medical workers have to stay at home to care for their children

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China is citing its mass closures as a key part of its success in bringing the coronavirus under control, and further evidence of the strength of an authoritarian system in handling a crisis. Photo: AP China is citing its mass closures as a key part of its success in bringing the coronavirus under control, and further evidence of the strength of an authoritarian system in handling a crisis. Photo: AP
China is citing its mass closures as a key part of its success in bringing the coronavirus under control, and further evidence of the strength of an authoritarian system in handling a crisis. Photo: AP
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