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BND: Vaccine diplomacy has failed

China is heading into difficult waters with its rigid course in the Covid pandemic, according to the President of Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service. “China could be facing a real challenge in the Corona pandemic,” BND chief Bruno Kahl said in an interview with Reuters on Friday. “The Chinese also seem to realize that the radical no-covid policy with its compartmentalization is very difficult to sustain.” There were first cracks in this ideology caused by the spread of the highly contagious Omicron virus variant. At some point, however, cities with millions of inhabitants could no longer be sealed off and supplied as radically as before.

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