A Covid-19 prevention worker guards the entrance of a residential compound under lockdown in Beijing. Source: Bloomberg
A Covid-19 prevention worker guards the entrance of a residential compound under lockdown in Beijing. Source: Bloomberg

Covid in China: home isolation ‘inevitable’ for mild infections if cases surge, adviser says

  • Feng Zijian, former deputy director of China’s CDC, says risk of infection is growing and recommends rapid antigen kits in place of PCR tests
  • He is among panel of experts to discuss easing restrictions with Vice-Premier Sun Chunlan, who leads the country’s pandemic response

A Covid-19 prevention worker guards the entrance of a residential compound under lockdown in Beijing. Source: Bloomberg
A Covid-19 prevention worker guards the entrance of a residential compound under lockdown in Beijing. Source: Bloomberg
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