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Apr 04, 2022 03:41 AM
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Cover Story: Shanghai Fights a New Covid Enemy With Old Weapons

Shanghai has expanded its two-phase original two-phase containment plan into a city-wide lockdown.
Shanghai has expanded its two-phase original two-phase containment plan into a city-wide lockdown.

Shanghai is like Wuhan two years ago.

The financial hub of 25 million residents has emerged as the epicenter of China’s worst virus outbreak since the early days of the pandemic. The city imposed a two-phase lockdown after reporting nearly 40,000 Covid-19 cases in March. The number of daily infections shot up from single digits at the beginning of March to more than 8,000 Saturday.

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