Bloomberg: “China announced 10 new measures for dealing with Covid-19 on Wednesday, accelerating its shift away from the zero-tolerance stance that has kept the country isolated from the rest of the world and devastated the economy over the last three years.

The new direction comes less than two weeks after protests swept across the country in a rare show of defiance at the government’s handling of the virus, and as case numbers climbed steadily despite best efforts at containment. It’s the second time the government has unveiled guidelines for officials to follow after 20 policy measures were published in November, highlighting just how rapidly the change in strategy is taking place.”