China’s National Day “golden week” holiday started on October 1 as sporadic Covid-19 outbreaks were emerging across the country. Photo: Bloomberg
China’s National Day “golden week” holiday started on October 1 as sporadic Covid-19 outbreaks were emerging across the country. Photo: Bloomberg

Vaccination key to relaxing Covid-19 controls in China: pandemic expert

  • Vaccine uptake has been slow among the elderly, who would ‘bear the brunt’ of a large-scale outbreak
  • Mild or no symptoms among the vaccinated are not a sign that the danger of deaths in high-risk groups has passed

China’s National Day “golden week” holiday started on October 1 as sporadic Covid-19 outbreaks were emerging across the country. Photo: Bloomberg
China’s National Day “golden week” holiday started on October 1 as sporadic Covid-19 outbreaks were emerging across the country. Photo: Bloomberg
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