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China is aiming for a ‘Zero COVID' Winter Olympics in Beijing with a strict approach to protocols. Here's how the Games will work

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At the Beijing Olympics, strict containment measures will aim to create a virus-proof “bubble” for thousands of international visitors at a time when omicron is fueling infections globally.
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Omicron Is Detected in Beijing, Just Weeks Before Olympics

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The Chinese authorities locked down a neighborhood where one case was detected and began testing thousands of people. Here's the latest on Covid.
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COVID: Beijing reports first local Omicron case

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Omicron case in Beijing comes as cities across the country ratchet up viral vigilance before the Winter Olympics.
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Beijing Reports First Omicron Case 3 Weeks Before Winter Olympics

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Bloomberg - Beijing reported the city's first case of the omicron variant of Covid-19, adding pressure on authorities to stem a potential outbreak less than three weeks before the Winter Olympics begin.
Officials confirmed the detection of the highly contagious strain at a press conference on Saturday. People who've had contact with the patient are being tested, and those who were at locations that the infected person visited must report to authorities, they said.
Omicron cases were confirmed earlier Saturday in Shanghai and Guangdong province, as the National Health Commission warned of...
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