Chinese President Xi Jinping toasts at a banquet in Beijing, China, on on September 30, 2019. Naohiko Hatta – Pool/Getty Images
China has put the coronavirus pandemic behind it, and life has returned to largely to normal.
During its Golden Week holiday, from October 1 and October 7, China saw 637 million people travel across the country without any surges in cases.
Meanwhile, the US and many European countries are still struggling to quash their outbreaks and experiencing new surges as the winter approaches.
Experts say China’s fast and comprehensive testing approach, lockdowns that ran their full course, and simple, clear messaging helped it solve the problem.
Meanwhile, the US and Europe struggled to control their outbreaks due to mixed messaging, incomplete lockdowns, weak contact tracing, and a lack of experience