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Quarantine in China: why so long and does science back it up?

China has one of the world’s longest Covid-19 quarantine periods as part of its zero-Covid policy, which it has credited for its success in keeping the death toll from the pandemic low within its borders.Under the strategy, community cases and their close contacts are swiftly isolated and populations as large as a few million are repeatedly tested for the coronavirus.It also means that travellers to China must first self-isolate and quarantine for longer than required in most other places.How…

Read the original article at South China Morning Post

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