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Beijing tightens controls as new outbreak spreads

The Chinese capital, Beijing, has put more neighbourhoods under lockdown and boosted testing as it tries to contain a new outbreak of coronavirus. Could this virus strain be more infectious than the Wuhan one?

Also in the programme: A commonly available steroid has been shown to reduce the risk of dying from covid-19; and have we lost faith in science or has science been politicised?

(Image: A nurse takes a nucleic acid test for Covid-19 from a person in Beijing. Credit: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

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Автор: BBC World Service
Добавлен: 16.06.2020 14:06:00
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