Illustration: Henry Wong
Illustration: Henry Wong

Mass testing, health codes, lockdowns: how China’s zero-Covid policy works

  • Early detection, frequent contact-tracing, long quarantines and strict border control are key to China’s ‘dynamic’ zero-tolerance Covid-19 policy
  • While approaches from small and big cities may differ due to testing capacity and resources, swift reactions mean ‘a tsunami-like outbreak is highly unlikely’

Illustration: Henry Wong
Illustration: Henry Wong
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