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Apr 01, 2022 03:54 AM
OPINION

Opinion: In Crisis Mode, Shanghai Should Stick to Zero-Covid Approach

Amid the current crisis, Shanghai should stick to its Zero-Covid response, argues Zhejiang University’s Wang Liming
Amid the current crisis, Shanghai should stick to its Zero-Covid response, argues Zhejiang University’s Wang Liming

Many friends have been reposting a blog post by Zhang Zuofeng, chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, on his four-point suggestions regarding Shanghai’s Covid-19 policies. A good number have also asked for my opinions. In fact, before Zhang published his post, we have had a fair share of discussions and debates in private. In my view, Zhang’s suggestions are necessary preparatory measures in the long run but are not compatible with Shanghai’s state of affairs at the current moment.

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