The Times podcast: Shanghai’s lockdown tests limits
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The strict lockdowns and zero-tolerance COVID-19 policies that were once praised for keeping China largely infection-free? They’re back. And they’re now pushing people to their limits.
Today, how the recent lockdown in Shanghai is testing China’s zero-tolerance strategy, and what it means for the country’s communist government. Read the full transcript here.
Host: Gustavo Arellano
Guests: L.A. Times China correspondent Stephanie Yang
Strain of Shanghai’s COVID lockdown tests China’s zero-tolerance resolve
Human toll from Shanghai lockdown fuels public frustration
‘It’s a nightmare’: Hong Kong runs low on coffins as Omicron exacts deadly toll
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