Yao Yang, Huang Yiping, Zhang Jun, James Jianzhang Liang, Guan Qingyou, and Ren Zeping: Scientific epidemic prevention will bring life back on track and greatly boost all parties' confidence.
Economists of all nationalities consider themselves experts on everything, and these Chinese guys haven't even bothered to check the numbers before mouthing off. The numbers:
1. Over 3 Covid years, US GDP grew 3.4%, with 1,000,000 Covid deaths and 3,000,000 Long Covids.
2. Over 3 Covid years, China's GDP grew 13.8%, with 7,000 deaths and 38,000 Long Covids.
3. "Long Covid is a $3.7 trillion drag on the U.S. economy equal to 17% of pre-pandemic economic output”. Harvard economist https://www.cnbc.com/2022/11/30/why-long-covid-could-be-the-next-public-health-disaster.html says the cost rivals the Great Recession.
4. The 7 day rolling average of NEW CASES per million people is China 20, US 100.
5. Deaths per million? China 0.0003, USA 0.8, and China's testing regime catches every case.
6. 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.
7. Higher QOL: Free testing & treatment. 7% have been quarantined.
8. "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 the cost rivals the Great Recession.
9. 82% of Chinese support Dynamic Covid Zero, for now-obvious reasons