Qingdao recently tested millions of residents after a cluster of new cases. Photo: TPG Qingdao recently tested millions of residents after a cluster of new cases. Photo: TPG
Qingdao recently tested millions of residents after a cluster of new cases. Photo: TPG

Coronavirus: mass tests are unnecessary, says China’s chief epidemiologist

  • A number of Chinese cities have carried out mass tests, but Wu Zunyou from the China Centre for Disease Control and Prevention says localised tests are enough
  • Testing millions has a high social cost and is not supported by science, expert says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Qingdao recently tested millions of residents after a cluster of new cases. Photo: TPG Qingdao recently tested millions of residents after a cluster of new cases. Photo: TPG
Qingdao recently tested millions of residents after a cluster of new cases. Photo: TPG
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