Testing Chinese patience

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Testing Chinese patience Cartoon by Rebel Pepper
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Millions of residents of Beijing, Shanghai and other big cities face not only extensive long-term lockdowns under China's zero-Covid policy, but also an exhausting regimen of testing in response to the spread of the omicron variant. The Chinese capital used the May Day holiday to test millions of people, adding to the stress of securing daily necessities under tight controls on movement.


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