Xi Says Covid Zero Policy Most Economic, Effective for China

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(Bloomberg) -- The Covid Zero policy is the most “economic and effective” for China and the country is capable of achieving the goal of stamping out infection, President Xi Jinping said on a visit to Wuhan, the city where the virus first emerged in late 2019. The remarks, reported by state media Xinhua, made clear that the world’s No. 2 economy does not plan to back away from an approach of lockdowns and mass testing that has isolated it from a world living with the virus. Efforts to stamp out the pathogen as it’s become increasingly infectious has extracted a...