La multiplication des mises en quarantaine de villes entières n’empêche pas l’apparition de foyers épidémiques, à quelques mois des jeux olympiques d’hiver. Un virologue a même osé critiquer dans les médias la politique de vaccination gouvernementale.
Étiqueté : South China Morning Post (SCMP)
– All visitors must show a negative Covid-19 test result from the past 48 hours, while flights to the city have been cancelled or limited
– Case numbers in China remain lower than in most countries, with eight domestic infections recorded on Tuesday
BEIJING, 13 novembre (Xinhua) — Les gens qui se rendent à Beijing seront soumis à des mesures de contrôle plus strictes de la COVID-19 à partir du 17 novembre, a déclaré samedi le gouvernement municipal.
Dans la population chinoise, le mécontentement grandit à l’égard de la politique du “zéro Covid” et de la pratique autoritaire des tests PCR. Pour sa part, le Huanqiu Shibao, tabloïd politique proche du pouvoir, défend cette politique et suggère une réouverture du pays à longue échéance.
– 12 families seek an apology and US$2.1 million, saying the government was underprepared, despite a year and a half of pandemic experience elsewhere
– Because of the island’s previous success, many doctors did not have any experience in treating Covid-19 patients, says medical professor
[Chine] Chinese rush to stock up on food as government’s warning prompts confusion, brief panic-buying
– State media tries to reassure public that there are plentiful supplies of basic goods
– ‘It’s going to be a cold winter’, shopper says while loading up her rice, oil and other essential items
– Heilongjiang in the country’s northeast continues to report the most infections, but 19 areas are now affected
– Respiratory disease expert Zhong Nanshan said case numbers should ease within 30 days, based on previous outbreaks
[Chine] Beijing residents told to delay weddings and keep funerals brief as authorities try to halt Covid spread
– Disease controls have been tightened across China as the authorities stick to zero-tolerance approach in run-up to Winter Olympics
– Millions of people around the country have been locked down over a handful of cases and travel restrictions imposed
[Chine] Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics: competitors warned they risk expulsion for breaking Covid-19 rules
– Athletes and support staff must stay within a ‘closed loop’ bubble while taking part in the Games and only used designated transport to and from the venues
– The Summer Olympics in Tokyo last year also imposed strict controls on participants
Tous les quartiers de cette ville du nord-ouest du pays vont être soumis à une “gestion fermée” avec un strict contrôle des déplacements.
– Governments in at least five provinces have said vaccinations will be required for those aged from three to 11
– It comes as parts of the country take measures to try to stop the spread of cases as authorities maintain zero-tolerance policy
– Researchers in Guangdong province have identified a dramatic reduction in other infectious diseases during the pandemic
– Cases of dengue, hand-foot-and-mouth disease and flu fell by more than half, with children the biggest beneficiaries
– Foreign ministry vows country will ‘continue to support and participate in’ global origins tracing, and ‘oppose any political manipulation’
– WHO has named a group of international scientists who will head future research into the virus’ origins
– Chinese CDC chief Gao Fu says new strategy is being discussed and ‘everything is dynamic’ but it’s too soon to view the disease as endemic
– His remarks come as other nations like New Zealand and Australia are moving away from a zero-tolerance approach
Avant d’accueillir les JO de Pékin début 2022, le géant asiatique double les restrictions sanitaires et accentue sa stratégie de tolérance zéro. En construisant également de gigantesques centres de quarantaine.