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China Eases Zero-COVID Policy After Mounting Public Anger

HeadlineDec 07, 2022

China announced major changes to its COVID-19 policy, easing some of its most stringent rules, including allowing mild or asymptomatic cases to isolate at home instead of a centralized quarantine site. It also rolls back testing requirements and the use of a contact-tracing QR system that people had to scan in order to enter most public places. The changes come after rare public protests against the government’s zero-COVID rules.

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