"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.
"For three years, I was able to guard my green horse," some said after many places in China have now stopped checking Health Code apps.
China changes its Covid approach, and Weibo users are still getting used to the idea: "We are going from one extreme to the other."
"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.
Bus and subway operators in Beijing will no longer refuse entry to passengers without a 48-hour negative nucleic acid certificate.
Some suggest that a 'political coming out' is even more important than the other kind of 'coming out.'
Many Chinese netizens are showing support for Zhejiang Daily after the Party newspaper published an article that tries to find a middle ground between what authorities...
As people in Beijing, Shanghai, and other places take to the streets holding up white papers, some have dubbed this the "A4 Revolution."
Anger, distrust in Lanzhou after community staff discovered that those coming to test residents had not had a recent Covid test themselves.
In Shanghai, people paid tribute to the victims of the Ulumqi fire by lighting candles, and also found other ways to vent their frustrations.
"Tonight is the night when students are flooding the internet," some on Weibo said during a dark night filled with students' bright lights.
As people mourned the victims of the Urumqi fire, they also expressed anger over how the last 100 days of their lives were spent in lockdown.
Fed up with Foxconn, employees vented their frustrations and started a riot at the Zhengzhou factory campus.
Bluffing in Zhengzhou: "Nothing scarier than the newly acquired power of people at the lowest rung of society."
As Covid-19 cases are on the rise, Beijing is not opening up, but closing down.