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Death of baby in China incites anger on social media over ‘zero Covid’ rules

Four-month-old denied treatment as she tested negative for coronavirus and family was told case not urgent

The death of a four-month-old baby in central China has stoked public anger on social media as frustrations mount over Beijing’s stringent “dynamic zero Covid” policy, which has confined millions to their homes and sparked angry protests.

The girl died after suffering vomiting and diarrhoea while in quarantine at a hotel in the city of Zhengzhou, according to a post by her father, Li Baoliang, on China’s Twitter-like platform Weibo on Wednesday.

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