COVID-19 cases spike in China, world fears a new wave | Inside Story



Nearly 37 million people in China may have been infected with COVID-19 on a single day this week.
China is witnessing a dramatic surge in coronavirus cases since it dropped its controversial zero-COVID policy following widespread protests in recent weeks. Under the zero-COVID policy, the country’s authorities were placing entire towns and cities under lockdown if they reported a few cases.

Presenter:
Hashem Ahelbarra

Guests:
Wafaa El-Sadr – Professor of Engineering and Medicine at Columbia University, the director of ICAP at Columbia University, and epidemiologist.

Andy Mok- Senior Research Fellow at the Center for China and Globalization (CCG), Professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University, and geopolitics commentator.

Krishna Udayakumar – founding Director of the Duke Global Health Innovation Center, executive Director of Innovations in Healthcare, and a global public health specialist.

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