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China’s zero Covid-19 policy is becoming a heavy burden for some local governments

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]It is a tense moment for local government officials in China, especially those in border areas.Their political future is at the mercy of a virus that can travel swiftly through different jurisdictions and may be impossible to eradicate.The central government has insisted on a zero tolerance approach to the Covid-19 pandemic, saying the health of 1.4 billion citizens is paramount. And it is not taking any excuses.As a result, local authorities have a duty to “defend the land” and prevent any…

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It is a tense moment for local government officials in China, especially those in border areas.Their political future is at the mercy of a virus that can travel swiftly through different jurisdictions and may be impossible to eradicate.The central government has insisted on a zero tolerance approach to the Covid-19 pandemic, saying the health of 1.4 billion citizens is paramount. And it is not taking any excuses.As a result, local authorities have a duty to “defend the land” and prevent any…
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