People queue for Covid-19 testing in northwest China, but a leading scientist has said determining antibody levels should be the priority. Photo: Xinhua
People queue for Covid-19 testing in northwest China, but a leading scientist has said determining antibody levels should be the priority. Photo: Xinhua

Zero chance for China’s zero-Covid aim now virus has adapted, Sars expert says

  • ‘No chance if we set a goal to eliminate all Covid-19 cases’, because virus has foothold and ‘will stay with us for the long term’, Guan Yi says
  • Country should find out population’s antibody level after vaccination and how long it lasts, not obsess about testing to identify cases, he argues

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People queue for Covid-19 testing in northwest China, but a leading scientist has said determining antibody levels should be the priority. Photo: Xinhua
People queue for Covid-19 testing in northwest China, but a leading scientist has said determining antibody levels should be the priority. Photo: Xinhua
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