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The Omicron variant is running rings around Beijing's zero-Covid strategy -- and apparently nobody in power dare say so. "This infodemic -- the censoring and undermining of the truth -- is costing China dearly," writes Robert Mahoney, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists. ...
Beijing residents lined up for throat swabs as workers put up fencing and police restricted who could leave a locked-down area on Tuesday after health officials said that 22 new COVID-19 cases were found over the course of the last 24 hours. ...
Writers Joel Simon and Robert Mahoney join Morning Joe to discuss 'The Infodemic: How Censorship and Lies Made the World Sicker and Less Free'. ...
A British court ruled that the government's move to discharge hospital patients into care homes without testing them for covid was illegal. ...

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