One by one, Hong Kong’s government is being forced to move away from key pillars of its strict Covid Zero strategy as a surge in new cases overwhelms the under-prepared health-care system.

Source: Hong Kong Changes the Core Covid Rules as Omicron Cases Snowball – Bloomberg

As repeatedly pointed out here, given time, all NPIs eventually fail. Pandemics end solely through immunity (vaccination or acquired or both), or because the virus mutates to less virulent form.

By EdwardM