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Is China's 'Zero-Covid' Policy Starting to Backfire?

Is China's 'Zero-Covid' Policy Starting to Backfire?

Update: 2022-01-141
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A.M. Edition for Jan. 14. To date, China's strict 'zero-Covid' policy has largely prevented mass outbreaks and allowed the country's economy to keep buzzing. But Omicron is calling that strategy into question. WSJ's Lingling Wei explains how a fresh wave of lockdowns is triggering an economic slowdown that could have global consequences. Luke Vargas hosts.

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Is China's 'Zero-Covid' Policy Starting to Backfire?

Is China's 'Zero-Covid' Policy Starting to Backfire?

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