Demonstrators have taken to the streets across China in opposition of the country’s strict zero-Covid policy. This marks one of the greatest public shows of defiance against the ruling Communist Party in decades as President Xi Jinping defends the increasingly unsustainable strategy in light of rising cases, mounting public discontent and ongoing economic harm.
However, Chinese authorities acknowledged the country was facing a new phase of the pandemic that will require it to tweak its approach, a signal that its government may finally be reconsidering its commitment to such strict measures.
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