82% of Chinese support Dynamic Covid Zero, DCZ, because, after 3 Covid years,

1. US GDP grew 3.4%, with 1,000,000 Covid deaths and 3,000,000 Long Covids.

2. China's GDP grew 13.8%, with 7,000 deaths and 38,000 Long Covids.

3. Chinese life expectancy rose to 77.1 years, US fell to 76.1 years.

4. 72% of Chinese participate in the labor force, vs. 62% of Americans.

5. America has 100 new Covid cases every day per million people, China has 20 .

6. 0.0003 deaths/million Chinese, 0.8/million Americans, though Chinese testing catches every case.

7. 95% of China deaths are unvaccinated. In other words, the inactivated vaccines used in China seem to be doing what they are designed to do - prevent serious illness and death.

8. Free: 69% of Americans are fully vaccinated vs. 91% of Chinese

8. Free testing, vaccination, treatment and hospitalization: 69% of Americans fully vaccinated vs. 91% of Chinese (FT)

9. Fewer than 10% of Chinese have ever been quarantined.

11. "Long Covid is a $3.7 trillion drag on the U.S. economy equal to 17% of pre-pandemic economic output”. Harvard economist David Cutler says cost rivals the Great Recession**.



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Perhaps primary and secondary schools are key infection vectors, but the irony is that young people are themselves at lowest risk for Covid.

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