A former Chinese health minister has strongly rejected the view of some experts that China must learn to coexist with Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
A former Chinese health minister has strongly rejected the view of some experts that China must learn to coexist with Covid-19. Photo: Reuters

China sticks with zero Covid-19 approach, leaving borders closed for now

  • Beijing doubles down on elimination strategy, leaving Hong Kong closed to the mainland until outbreaks are controlled
  • Former health minister calls countries trying to live with the virus ‘reckless’ and appears to align with Beijing’s official view

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A former Chinese health minister has strongly rejected the view of some experts that China must learn to coexist with Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
A former Chinese health minister has strongly rejected the view of some experts that China must learn to coexist with Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
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