COVID is not over but the return to non-COVID life conflicts with changing realities about the virus
By Josh Resnek
In China right now authorities there are demanding mass testing and quarantining of those found to have COVID or Omicron to reduce the possibility of the virus spreading like wild fire throughout the most highly populated nation on the face of the earth.
For the first time since the onset of the pandemic, China’s government demanding harsh restrictions to keep the virus under control is being challenged by the people.
The people plead they cannot any longer survive the economic and social disruption.
Chinese officials closed the Shanghai Disneyland at the end of March. It remains closed.
Cases of COVID and Omicron have soared in Shanghai, a city of about 20 million.
With more than 1 1⁄2 billion people, China is rightfully petrified of the COVID virus and its proven ability to shut down the economy. China wants to stand as the bulwark against the virus.
Through its Draconian efforts to shut off and to shut down a city like Shanghai, the government is showing it means business when it comes to throttling the virus.
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