China eases 'dynamic zero-COVID' policy, and what's next?
China has recently further relaxed its COVID-19 restrictions, a major shift from its 'dynamic zero-COVID' policy after experts found the symptoms of the prevalent Omicron variant to be much milder than other strains. PCR tests are no longer required when entering most public venues. Mild COVID-19 confirmed cases are also allowed to recuperate at home instead of being sent to makeshift hospitals. Yet problems come, too. Omicron is spreading lightning fast. Will the huge jump in cases overwhelm the country's medical system? Find out in this episode.