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Mar 25, 2022 07:45 PM
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Shanghai Nurse’s Death Triggers Frustrations Over Covid Curbs

An ambulance is parked at a hospital in Shanghai’s Pudong district in Sept. 2021. Photo: VCG
An ambulance is parked at a hospital in Shanghai’s Pudong district in Sept. 2021. Photo: VCG

Frustrations over Shanghai’s Covid-19 curbs are swelling among some residents.

On Wednesday, nurse Zhou Shengni died from an asthma attack, after being denied entry at the Shanghai hospital she worked in. Her case triggered heated debate among netizens who vented about how the city’s Covid-19 response has put the wellbeing of non-Covid patients and vulnerable groups at risk.

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