Existing preventive measures in China will be effective in helping limit spread of the new variant, health authorities say. Photo: EPA-EFE
Existing preventive measures in China will be effective in helping limit spread of the new variant, health authorities say. Photo: EPA-EFE

Omicron and global Covid-19 surge set to test China’s health defences

  • Authorities to fortify border checks and track conditions overseas to prevent incoming infections
  • Health official confident the country’s zero-Covid response will block community transmission

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Existing preventive measures in China will be effective in helping limit spread of the new variant, health authorities say. Photo: EPA-EFE
Existing preventive measures in China will be effective in helping limit spread of the new variant, health authorities say. Photo: EPA-EFE
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