Disinfectant is sprayed on a street in Shijiazhuang, one of the cities locked down this month as China tries to contain its latest outbreaks. Photo: AFP Disinfectant is sprayed on a street in Shijiazhuang, one of the cities locked down this month as China tries to contain its latest outbreaks. Photo: AFP
Disinfectant is sprayed on a street in Shijiazhuang, one of the cities locked down this month as China tries to contain its latest outbreaks. Photo: AFP

As Chinese cities face new Covid-19 lockdowns, have lessons of 2020 been learned?

  • Echoes in Hebei of measures a year ago in Wuhan, with students stranded in icy conditions and some people unable to get routine medical treatment
  • Residents complain of mistakes being repeated, as countries continue to struggle to balance a speedy response with the public’s wider needs

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Disinfectant is sprayed on a street in Shijiazhuang, one of the cities locked down this month as China tries to contain its latest outbreaks. Photo: AFP Disinfectant is sprayed on a street in Shijiazhuang, one of the cities locked down this month as China tries to contain its latest outbreaks. Photo: AFP
Disinfectant is sprayed on a street in Shijiazhuang, one of the cities locked down this month as China tries to contain its latest outbreaks. Photo: AFP
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