‘We Are Now Moving from Zero Covid’: Taiwan Pivots as Beijing Doubles Down

May 9, 2022

(New York Times) – Until recently, China and Taiwan were among the last places on earth to pursue a “zero Covid” policy of eliminating infections. For two years, they mostly succeeded in keeping the coronavirus out with tough border controls and rigorous contact tracing. Then came the highly transmissible Omicron variant. Faced with surging coronavirus cases, the two governments are now taking vastly different approaches. (Read More)