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May 08, 2022 07:54 AM
CHINA

How a Nursing Home Resident in a Body Bag Was Found Alive

A neighborhood resident took a video of the dramatic scene and posted it online, where it quickly went viral.
A neighborhood resident took a video of the dramatic scene and posted it online, where it quickly went viral.

The phone woke Wang Xiaomei early in the morning May 1. The call was from the Shanghai nursing home where her sister lived for more than a year, and the news was bad. The sister was dead at the age of 75.

Xinchangzheng Welfare Hospital, the nursing home, has been closed to visitors since the beginning of March after a Covid-19 outbreak hit the district. Since April 8, several residents and staffers were found to be infected, including Wang’s sister.

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