COVID cases surge in China

The World

In China, COVID-19 cases are surging again. The country tallied more than 28,000 cases on Tuesday, the highest since April. There have also been five COVID-related deaths in the past week, the first since May. China is sticking to its "zero-COVID" policy, though The World's Rebecca Kanthor tells host Marco Werman that some tweaks that were meant to standardize policies across the country are causing confusion.

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