Jan 24, 2022 06:45 AM

Cover Story: Beijing Gears Up for Winter Olympics Amid Omicron Threat

In two weeks, Beijing will become the first city in more than 120 years of modern Olympic history to host both summer and winter games. Beijing was the site of the Summer Olympics in 2008 and is gearing up for the winter games starting Feb. 4.

Even after the successful 2008 summer games, Beijing faces unprecedented challenges as the rapidly spreading omicron variant of Covid-19 breaks through China’s “Covid Zero” strategy.

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