Dr Zhong Nanshan says that when the death rate becomes very low, having Covid-19 could be part of the norm. Photo: Reuters
Dr Zhong Nanshan says that when the death rate becomes very low, having Covid-19 could be part of the norm. Photo: Reuters

Reopen China’s borders when vaccination at home is high and cases overseas are low, says top doctor

  • Zhong Nanshan says 80 to 85 per cent of China’s 1.4 billion people should be vaccinated before border restrictions are removed
  • China reports one symptomatic local case in the city of Harbin and two asymptomatic local cases in Ili Kazakh autonomous prefecture in Xinjiang

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Dr Zhong Nanshan says that when the death rate becomes very low, having Covid-19 could be part of the norm. Photo: Reuters
Dr Zhong Nanshan says that when the death rate becomes very low, having Covid-19 could be part of the norm. Photo: Reuters
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