China & COVID-19
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What we know about new omicron variant BF.74 min read
Reports from China indicate BF.7 is quicker to transmit and has greater capacity to escape prior immunity than other omicron subvariants. But we shouldn’t be alarmed at this stage.
Chinese protests are about more than COVID – Student discontent has fuelled the biggest movement since Tiananmen Square5 min read
Young people are angry at COVID restrictions, but also poor job prospects and China’s heavy-handed suppression of free speech. Some protesters are even voicing the unprecedented demand that Xi Jinping steps down.