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Chinese vice-premier ‘deeply ashamed’ over woman losing baby after Xian hospital turned her away citing Covid-19 rules

Chinese Vice-Premier Sun Chunlan said she felt deeply ashamed that a woman in the northwestern city of Xian lost her unborn baby after a hospital refused to admit her because of an expired Covid-19 test result.Sun said on Thursday that despite the pandemic, medical institutions should not refuse patients for any reason, and the episode showed that coronavirus containment efforts had been found wanting, state news agency Xinhua reported.“That this problem arose was very heart-wrenching and I…

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