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Beijing bolts doors to coronavirus as Communist Party meeting and Olympics loom

It all began with just one case of Covid-19, but China’s capital is not taking any chances as it screens arrivals from around the country and turns away those deemed to pose a risk.Set to host a meeting of the Communist Party’s elite next month and the Winter Olympics in February, the stakes for Beijing are high, should any cases slip through the net.A man surnamed Xu travelled to Beijing by train on October 15 from his hometown Wuwei, in the northwest, occupying a bunk near a man surnamed Ai…

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