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China locks down most of Shanghai: One resident shares his experience

A worker in protective gear walks along shuttered shops in the Jingan district under lockdown in western Shanghai, China, Friday, April 1, 2022. (Chen Si/AP)
A worker in protective gear walks along shuttered shops in the Jingan district under lockdown in western Shanghai, China, Friday, April 1, 2022. (Chen Si/AP)

In China, the vast majority of the residents of Shanghai are under lockdown. The government has modified its original plan to shut down each half of the city for four days in order to test the population for COVID-19.

Eva Dou,  business and economic correspondent with The Washington Post, joins us.

And, Scott Tong speaks with his friend Kent Kedl, who has lived in Shanghai for decades, talks about what he’s experienced during this lockdown.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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