British analytics firm Airfinity predicted China’s Covid-19 infections would peak around January 13, when millions are expected to travel for Lunar New Year. Photo: Kyodo
British analytics firm Airfinity predicted China’s Covid-19 infections would peak around January 13, when millions are expected to travel for Lunar New Year. Photo: Kyodo

Chinese state media admit ‘different views’ on zero-Covid, say policy shift long in the making

  • Communist Party mouthpiece recounts slew of meetings on strategy, challenging narrative that Beijing was unprepared for pandemic pivot
  • The article comes amid mounting grievances over medication shortages and crowded hospitals as Omicron rips through Chinese population

British analytics firm Airfinity predicted China’s Covid-19 infections would peak around January 13, when millions are expected to travel for Lunar New Year. Photo: Kyodo
British analytics firm Airfinity predicted China’s Covid-19 infections would peak around January 13, when millions are expected to travel for Lunar New Year. Photo: Kyodo
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