Caixin
Mar 17, 2022 06:31 AM
CHINA

Caixin Explains: How China’s Updated Playbook Changes Its Covid Response

China is battling its worst outbreak by far after it successfully managed the virus with stringent control measures for nearly two years
China is battling its worst outbreak by far after it successfully managed the virus with stringent control measures for nearly two years

China fine-tuned its Covid-19 response protocol with major changes to diagnostic criteria, treatments and quarantine requirements as the country seeks to combat the virus with greater precision.

The National Health Commission (NHC) Tuesday updated its diagnosis and treatment playbook for Covid-19, the ninth version since the pandemic started. The latest edition introduces a supplement testing method, recommends newly developed treatments and modifies hospital admission and quarantine rules.

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