What are the economic costs of containing rising COVID-19 cases in China?

China's zero-tolerance approach to COVID-19 infections could be impacting the country's growth prospects. Image: UNSPLASH/Jida Li

David Stanway

Roxanne Liu

Journalist, Reuters

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Workers prepare a drone with disinfectant during a COVID-19 outbreak in Jilin province, China. Image: CHINA OUT
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People in Beijing line up for COVID-19 testing. Image: REUTERS/Tingshu Wang


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