How Will Coronavirus Impact China in the Long Term?
As numbers of new infections begin to diminish, the People’s Republic of China is beginning to claim victory in its battle with the coronavirus. But with over 700 million people—10 percent of the world’s population—now living under lockdown, the ripples of the viral crisis are huge, even if an end may be in sight. Hidden infections and dubious statistics have also left epidemiologists highly worried. What signs are there of the economic and political impact of the virus? And what should the world be keeping an eye on in the next few weeks?