Security personnel in protective suits stand at the gate of a residential compound that is under lockdown as Covid-19 outbreaks continue in Beijing on October 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters
Security personnel in protective suits stand at the gate of a residential compound that is under lockdown as Covid-19 outbreaks continue in Beijing on October 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters
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Beijing needs to strike balance over Covid

  • Reaction of markets to rumours that mainland China is to end its zero-Covid policy illustrates the growing economic and social cost of such an approach

Security personnel in protective suits stand at the gate of a residential compound that is under lockdown as Covid-19 outbreaks continue in Beijing on October 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters
Security personnel in protective suits stand at the gate of a residential compound that is under lockdown as Covid-19 outbreaks continue in Beijing on October 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters
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