Beijing walking a fine line to ensure Covid-19 does not eclipse Winter Olympics

Since the Beijing Olympic bubble went into effect on Jan 4, there have been 135 Covid-19 cases within it. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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BEIJING - With China still maintaining a "zero-Covid" policy as it hosts the Olympic Games, Beijing has been making a great effort to ensure that the pandemic does not overshadow the sporting event nearly seven years in the making.

Within the Olympic bubble it created for the Games, groups are further segregated from one another, on top of being kept away from the general public, in a move intended to be a test balloon of sorts for treating the virus as endemic.

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