The Chinese government has repeatedly locked down tens of millions of people at a time over the past three years under its zero-COVID policy. It is now deploying its considerable powers of state control to suppress protests against that policy. But it has not managed to do what experts say would render the policy largely unnecessary: vaccinate and boost a greater share of its elderly population.” That’s what’s been most puzzling about China’s approach to this virus,” said Jennifer Nuzzo, director of the Pandemic Center at Brown University School of Public Health, “because it’s basically leaving wide open its biggest vulnerabilities.” View More