. In Case You’ve Missed It Why China’s ‘zero COVID’ policy is finally faltering « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NPR – For nearly three years now, China has had incredible success at keeping its number of COVID deaths relatively low. So far, the county has recorded only about 6,000 deaths among 1.4 billion people. By comparison, the U.S. has recorded more than a million deaths in a population of only 330 million. China has accomplished this feat with what’s known as a “zero COVID” policy – using strict lockdowns and community-wide testing and other measures to keep case counts close to nil. But in the past few weeks, this strategy has begun to show signs of faltering – and some scientists think it could be crumbling.

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