Shanghai’s health workers are under mounting pressure as China’s largest and most prosperous city struggles to contain a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: AFP
Shanghai’s health workers are under mounting pressure as China’s largest and most prosperous city struggles to contain a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: AFP

Death of Shanghai health worker sparks online zero-Covid anguish

  • Cause of death unconfirmed but the 55-year-old is regarded as a victim of China’s stringent measures to control the virus
  • Grass-roots officials have been recorded expressing exhaustion and despair as they carry the burden of managing lockdowns

Shanghai’s health workers are under mounting pressure as China’s largest and most prosperous city struggles to contain a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: AFP
Shanghai’s health workers are under mounting pressure as China’s largest and most prosperous city struggles to contain a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: AFP
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