An elderly Beijing resident gets vaccinated by a health worker at his home in May. Photo: Xinhua
An elderly Beijing resident gets vaccinated by a health worker at his home in May. Photo: Xinhua
Josephine Ma
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Josephine Ma

Vaccines shouldn’t be the deciding factor for China’s zero-Covid policy. Here’s why

  • Argument that Chinese shots are less effective than others isn’t strong – they’ve still been shown to reduce the death toll
  • But the country needs a healthcare system that can cope, and too many resources have been wasted on mass testing and quarantine

An elderly Beijing resident gets vaccinated by a health worker at his home in May. Photo: Xinhua
An elderly Beijing resident gets vaccinated by a health worker at his home in May. Photo: Xinhua
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