China Officials Soften Tone on Covid Curbs Amid Protests

November 30, 2022

(Wall Street Journal) – Chinese health officials softened their messaging on the risks of Covid-19, urging local governments to avoid unnecessary and lengthy lockdowns, after protesters across the country denounced the strict controls. The Omicron variant has caused fewer deaths and less severe sickness than previous Covid variants, a health official said at a press conference Tuesday. (Read More)