China, on the other hand, is leaning further into its zero-covid policy, enacting stricter quarantine, lockdown, and protocols in an attempt to reach zero cases in the country. The strict policy will undoubtedly clash with the Winter Olympic Games, which takes place in Beijing less than 100 days away. Over the next few months, both of these policies will further illuminate how the world will most likely proceed with handling the pandemic.
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