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China risks 1.6 million deaths if it abandons COVID zero policy: Study

Without sanctions, the spread of omicrons in China could reach 112.2 million symptomatic cases China would be at risk of a “tsunami” of coronavirus infections, according to researchers at Shanghai’s Fudan University, if the government abandons its long-standing Covid Zero policy and allows the highly infectious Omron variant to spread unchecked. Is. A peer-reviewed study […]

Lockdown affects China’s economy, ‘sharp decline’ in production, demand

Following China’s COVID Zero strategy means more cities could be placed under lockdown. bloomberg China’s economy slowed sharply in April as both the cost of the worsening Covid outbreak and the country’s tough approach to eliminating the virus took their toll. That’s the outlook from Bloomberg’s aggregated index of eight early indicators for the month. […]