Many countries have abandoned the aim of stopping all COVID-19 infections, but not in China.
A handful of infections is enough to trigger snap lockdowns and restrictions for millions of people in Beijing, Tianjan and Xian.
Why are leaders so determined to pursue their zero-COVID strategy?
And how will they deal with the fallout on the economy and peoples lives?
Presenter: Rob Matheson
Dan Wang - Chief economist, Hang Seng Bank (China).
Jeffrey Lazarus - Head of the Health Systems Research Group, Barcelona Institute for Global Health.
Steve Tsang - Director of the China Institute, SOAS University of London.
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