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China's 'Zero-COVID-19' Policy

Beijing's plan to contain the coronavirus is a "control and maximum suppression" strategy involving lockdowns. But is this a viable solution? President Xi Jinping has staked his political future on combatting the pandemic, but China's citizens have begun protesting the stringent health policies. And his plan is impacting the country's economic recovery.

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China's 'Zero-COVID-19' Policy
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    China's Strategy to Contain the Virus

    What is China's zero-COVID policy?
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    What is China's zero-COVID policy?

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    DW English - Shakeel Sobhan

    Millions of Chinese people in Shanghai, Beijing, and elsewhere are facing strict lockdowns. What is the impact of China’s zero-COVID policy on its …

    The developing Covid crisis in Beijing, explained
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    The developing Covid crisis in Beijing, explained

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    Vox - Muizz Akhtar

    After successfully curbing the novel coronavirus for most of the past two years, China in recent months has faced its biggest Covid-19 surge since the virus was first discovered in Wuhan in December 2019. The Covid wave caused by the highly contagious omicron variant has spread across many major …

    Citizens Fed Up With the Lockdowns

    How China's 'zero COVID' pursuit is stoking anger, public shaming
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    How China's 'zero COVID' pursuit is stoking anger, public shaming

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