A child gets her routine Covid-19 throat swab at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AP Photo
A child gets her routine Covid-19 throat swab at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AP Photo

China’s internet watchdog vows another crackdown against Covid-19 rumours amid anger over pandemic policies

  • The Cyberspace Administration of China said online misinformation has sowed panic and anger over the government’s Covid policies, among other issues
  • The government’s initial suppression of vital information about the pandemic has pushed citizens to share their grievances online

A child gets her routine Covid-19 throat swab at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AP Photo
A child gets her routine Covid-19 throat swab at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AP Photo
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