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Some Shanghai Businesses to Reopen Monday, Officials Say

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Supermarkets, malls and restaurants in Shanghai will be allowed to open in a limited capacity starting Monday, officials said, even while it remained unclear whether residents would b..

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As the City’s COVID-19 Lockdown Tightens Again, Shanghai Residents Have Been Pushed to Breaking Point

The lockdown in Shanghai is now in its sixth week and residents have been flooding social media with disgruntled posts. Some document their confinement in quarantine centers without beds or blankets. ..

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Shanghai Tightens COVID Restrictions Even as Cases Drop to a Six-Week Low

Shanghai reported its fewest Covid-19 cases in more than six weeks, though a tightening of curbs indicates the lockdown that has confined millions of residents to their homes for more than a month won..

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Amid Shanghai’s COVID-19 Surge, a Nursing Home Resident Was Sent to the Morgue While Still Alive

A Shanghai nursing home resident was mistakenly taken to the morgue while still alive, state media reported, as the city’s Covid-19 outbreak and prolonged lockdown stretch aged-care and medical facili..

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China Calls Russia Relationship a ‘New Model’ for the World

China stepped up its rhetorical support for Russia, defying the U.S. and other nations who want Beijing to condemn Moscow for the war in Ukraine.

“An important takeaway from the success of China-Russ..

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What a Beijing COVID-19 Lockdown Would Mean for China and the World

Millions of residents in Beijing are undergoing mass COVID-19 testing as the Chinese capital tries to control an outbreak and avoid a paralyzing lockdown like those currently in force in several citie..

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Beijing Begins Unprecedented COVID-19 Testing of Millions of Residents

Beijing started mass testing millions of its residents as part of an unprecedented scheme designed to identify and squash omicron’s stealthy spread before it spirals out of control in the Chinese capi..

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China’s Spreading COVID-19 Outbreak Stokes Fear of a Beijing Lockdown

China’s coronavirus outbreak worsened as rising cases in Beijing sparked jitters about an unprecedented lockdown of the capital, with policy makers racing to avert a Shanghai-style crisis that’s alrea..

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Shanghai Erects Metal Barriers in Fight Against COVID-19

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Volunteers and government workers in Shanghai erected metal barriers in multiple districts to block off small streets and entrances to apartment complexes, as China hardens its strict..

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As COVID-19 Infections Rise, Lockdowns Are Spreading in China Along With Public Irritation

BEIJING — Anti-virus controls that have shut down some of China’s biggest cities and fueled public irritation are spreading as infections rise, hurting a weak economy and prompting warnings of possibl..