Watch out! Predictions can come back to haunt you!

The New York Times recently published an essay titled "China's Zero-Covid Policy is a Pandemic Waiting to Happen." Lacking both convincing analysis and scientific evidence, its claim sounds more like the hack prophecy of a bamboozling fortune-teller who later discovers that, in fact, the U.S. is itself stuck in the very same COVID-19 predicament that it had wished upon others.


Editor: Yuan Xin

Designer: Cao Yi 

Senior producer: Wei Wei 

Managing director: Mei Yan 

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