China is back to normal — the US and Europe are not. Here’s how it succeeded.

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Oct 21, 2020 · 10 min read

China stamped out COVID-19 within months and has responded to small outbreaks by testing entire cities in days.

Chinese President Xi Jinping toasts at a banquet in Beijing, China, on September 30, 2019.
Chinese President Xi Jinping toasts at a banquet in Beijing, China, on September 30, 2019.
Chinese President Xi Jinping toasts at a banquet in Beijing, China, on September 30, 2019. Photo: Naohiko Hatta — Pool/Getty Images

By Bill Bostock

China, where the novel coronavirus was first discovered, is now by most measures in the clear, with much of life returning to normal.

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