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Opinion

Xi Jinping's zero-COVID policy puts reign at risk

Pandemic containment is increasingly shaping up as Cultural Revolution 2.0

| China
Deliverers carry bags of food at the gate of a residential community in Shanghai on April 11: Xi Jinping must find a way to smoothly transition the zero-COVID policy to a more objective and rational one.   © AP

Nina Xiang is the founder of China Money Network, a data platform bridging the Asian and global innovation economy. She is the author of three books: Parallel Metaverses, US-China Tech War, and Red AI, and an expert on the Chinese venture capital and technology sector.

As a first-grader, I had to collect and bring rat tails and sparrow carcasses to school as extra homework.

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