People line up to be tested for Covid-19 in Zhongguancun in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
People line up to be tested for Covid-19 in Zhongguancun in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Shi Jiangtao
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Shi Jiangtao

As Omicron catches up with Beijing, how much is China willing to pay for zero-Covid?

  • A Shanghai-style lockdown of the Chinese capital seemed unimaginable just a few days ago but not so now
  • Replicating that hardline approach in Beijing would put the country’s remaining credibility for Covid-19 management at risk

People line up to be tested for Covid-19 in Zhongguancun in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
People line up to be tested for Covid-19 in Zhongguancun in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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