Five major views and discussions on Chinese social media in light of the country's sudden opening up and Covid wave.
Although many encourage the idea of sleep pods at hospitals, others say that China's health care has more pressing issues to tackle first.
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The Foshan movie theater staff had wanted to protect the moviegoers who are still testing negative and had not expected it to blow up.
"Before, we were buying food and waited for lockdowns. Now, we are buying medicine and wait for infections."
As Chinese clinics are overflowing with Covid patients, netizens discuss the widespread use of IV infusions and if it actually helps.
Having Covid at home is a novel concept in 'zero Covid' China. To go to the hospital or not? That's the question.
The epidemic situations in the smaller cities of Baoding and Dazhou have particularly attracted attention online.
Earlier in 2022, temporary 'fangcang' (方舱) makeshift hospitals across China were changed into permanent ones.
"Everyone is really happy but there is a black cloud heading our way."
This Hu Xijin commentary can be seen as part of a wider trend of normalizing Covid in the Chinese online media sphere.
Anger, distrust in Lanzhou after community staff discovered that those coming to test residents had not had a recent Covid test themselves.
These are China's new rules regarding the "further optimization of the Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control."
One Foxconn worker writes: "We are fully aware that in the eyes of Foxconn, production always comes first, but we really just want to live a...
Green fences bring back memories of Shanghai's lockdown earlier in 2022.
The Health Code system and the ‘Green Horse’ meme have become part of everyday life in a zero-Covid China.
"I wish I could be quarantined at Disney too!" The Shanghai Disney hotel apparently is the happiest place to get locked in.
The woman allegedly choked while having beef tripe.
Relief in Chengdu about well-stocked shelves, but frustrations are building over slow Covid testing processes.
Chengdu's 'lockdown' is called 'staying at home.'