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Dec 23, 2022 06:42 PM
OPINION

Opinion: Why China’s Covid Health Codes Should Be Abandoned

Photo: VCG
Photo: VCG

The relaxation of China’s strict “zero-Covid” policy leads to an obvious question: Should the widely used health codes be eliminated? Given their precedent for abuse and potential infringement on privacy, most experts believe the answer is yes.

Earlier this month, a notice on the WeChat account “Travel History Card” stated that the service would go offline at midnight on Dec. 13.

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