Thousands of people must remain inside the Shanghai Disney Resort until they test negative for the coronavirus three days in a row. Photo: Reuters
Thousands of people must remain inside the Shanghai Disney Resort until they test negative for the coronavirus three days in a row. Photo: Reuters
Josephine Ma
Opinion

Opinion

Josephine Ma

The long-term toll of living under China’s long zero-Covid shadow

  • The social and economic costs of the policy are highlighted by Shanghai Disneyland’s shutdown and an exodus from the country’s biggest iPhone plant
  • Critics wonder whether the measures are meant to control people, rather than stop the spread of the virus

Thousands of people must remain inside the Shanghai Disney Resort until they test negative for the coronavirus three days in a row. Photo: Reuters
Thousands of people must remain inside the Shanghai Disney Resort until they test negative for the coronavirus three days in a row. Photo: Reuters
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