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UK strain, Chinese New Year, ‘Two Sessions’ keep Beijing’s COVID response in flux


  • Chinese capital city Beijing’s COVID response remains in flux as new requirements are coming up quickly in an effort to nullify the threat of potential virus spread during upcoming Chinese New Year and safe conduct of the politically important ‘Two Sessions’ in early March. 
  • City health authority said a highly transmissible strain of the novel coronavirus first detected in the UK was found in two patients in Daxing, raising concerns.