My business partner is working in China and corresponds with me regularly as to what is happening there with the COVID-19 resurgence and the impact the country’s zero-COVID policy is having on its citizens and its economy. Go here, here and here to read the previous 3 emails I have received from him in the last 6 weeks.
“China appears to be at a turning point. People in Shanghai and Beijing are holding their collective breath, not knowing what will happen next. Shanghai has gone into a “quiet period” and all residents have been told to remain in their homes and not to leave them and there is a total ban on all deliveries, groceries included.
The proverbial…hit the fan here and it is going to result in reduced shipments out of China, further exacerbating supply chain issues around the world. In addition, the economic and social impact on China’s population is becoming severe. Here is what has been happening here for the past few days.
The next few weeks in China should be interesting: if a COVID-19 break-out occurs in mainland China like it already has in Hong Kong the effect could be catastrophic!
If you were to translate the U.S. experience to China, it would have experienced around 5 million deaths instead of the few thousand they have seen without zero-COVID. From that viewpoint, zero-COVID has been a huge success.
Another Article From the munKNEE Vault:
Many internet sites are censored (i.e. access is blocked) in mainland China and I have often wondered if munKNEE.com was one of them let alone all those other much more provocative sites out there. If you are curious as to whether or not any of the sites you visit are, in fact, censored in mainland China then check out the following site where you can find out immediately. Words: 1382