Dec 30, 2022 04:58 PM

Top Stories of the Month: Covid Chaos at China’s Hospitals as Stringent Control Policy Eases

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As China has shifted away from its tough “zero-Covid” strategy, a massive wave of infections is overwhelming the country’s hospitals, which face shortages of health workers, ICU beds and other medical resources. Demand for Pfizer’s Paxlovid has skyrocketed, but limited domestic supplies of the drug have led Chinese patients to turn to overseas straw buyers.

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