Health workers carry out mass testing for the coronavirus in  Harbin, Heilongjiang province, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Health workers carry out mass testing for the coronavirus in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

Amid winter Omicron unknowns, China to lean into ‘dynamic zero-Covid strategy’

  • Senior health official says it’s not clear to what extent the new variant compromises vaccines
  • But doses still prevent severe disease, hospitalisation and death, he says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Health workers carry out mass testing for the coronavirus in  Harbin, Heilongjiang province, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Health workers carry out mass testing for the coronavirus in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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