The Price of the Zero-COVID Policy: Beijing, China

As most of the world adapts to life with the virus during the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, China continues its strictly enforced Zero-COVID Policy with frequent lockdowns. Although the country's infection rate is among the lowest in the world, the thorough policy carries major drawbacks: Countless workers are suddenly separated from their jobs, causing great personal and economic hardship. In this episode, we speak to the people in Beijing who pay a high price under the policy.