Migrant workers leave a barricaded village after  Covid-19 curbs are eased in  Haizhu district in Guangzhou in southern China. Photo: AP
Migrant workers leave a barricaded village after Covid-19 curbs are eased in Haizhu district in Guangzhou in southern China. Photo: AP

‘China’s Dr Fauci’ calls for change in zero-Covid focus as cities roll back strictest curbs

  • Not zero cases but fewer severe ones and more vaccine coverage should be the aim, Shanghai infectious diseases expert Zhang Wenhong says
  • Repeated signals from Beijing indicate a shift in policy, but sometimes contradictory messaging has left some cities and residents confused

Migrant workers leave a barricaded village after  Covid-19 curbs are eased in  Haizhu district in Guangzhou in southern China. Photo: AP
Migrant workers leave a barricaded village after Covid-19 curbs are eased in Haizhu district in Guangzhou in southern China. Photo: AP
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