2 Dec 2022

The end of Zero Covid in China – but not Xi

Three years after coronavirus was first detected in China, it remains the only major nation pursuing Zero Covid. That has seen Beijing officially record a low number of both cases and deaths, a message to the world of how to do it right. But now it’s all different.

Today, our present Matt Frei discusses the widespread demonstrations in China as the government’s move to ramp up vaccinations and finally ease restrictions.

Is the government bending to the will of the people or does Xi Jinping remain all supreme?

Producer: Freya Pickford.


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