Xi's Covid Blunder

2022 • 9min • Science


As China grapples with largest outbreak of Covid-19 since April 2022 and locks down its cities, India has contained the virus in a manner that has won appreciation from its citizens and the world. The story discusses why China is struggling even as India is relatively safe. It also raises the question whether China knows something about the virus that India, or for that matter, the rest of the world doesn't.