In 2019, the world’s first Covid case was detected in Wuhan. This month China abruptly shifted away from efforts to eliminate the virus
Across China Covid testing stations are being dismantled. Barricades have been brought down. A tracking app used to monitor the health the country’s 1.4 billion people has been switched off. People have been given freedoms they haven’t known for years.
At the same time, queues have formed outside hospitals and some medicines are in short supply. Infections, along with worry and confusion over how to live with the once-feared virus, are spreading.
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