People form a long line at a pharmacy in Beijing on Thursday, bracing for a possible surge in Covid-19. Photo: Kyodo
People form a long line at a pharmacy in Beijing on Thursday, bracing for a possible surge in Covid-19. Photo: Kyodo

Panic in Beijing as China’s Covid easing catches city off guard

  • Residents scramble for medication in short supply and form long lines at fever clinics
  • The virus does the rounds of work and home but official numbers no longer an accurate reflection of its spread

People form a long line at a pharmacy in Beijing on Thursday, bracing for a possible surge in Covid-19. Photo: Kyodo
People form a long line at a pharmacy in Beijing on Thursday, bracing for a possible surge in Covid-19. Photo: Kyodo
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