The experience in Shanghai shows that imposing lockdowns at a late stage does not work that well, a virologist says. Photo: Reuters
The experience in Shanghai shows that imposing lockdowns at a late stage does not work that well, a virologist says. Photo: Reuters

Learning from Shanghai: what not to do in an Omicron crisis

  • The financial hub kept Covid-19 under control without mass testing and mass lockdowns – until it didn’t
  • Other cities are taking their cues and moving faster

The experience in Shanghai shows that imposing lockdowns at a late stage does not work that well, a virologist says. Photo: Reuters
The experience in Shanghai shows that imposing lockdowns at a late stage does not work that well, a virologist says. Photo: Reuters
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