Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Were China’s 3 years of strict Covid controls a wasted opportunity?

  • Medical and economic analysts says the country bought itself time and saved lives but failed to prepare for the lifting of controls
  • Despite locking cities down for prolonged periods and imposing strict control on movements, the low vaccination rate among the elderly may prove a crucial error

Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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