RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chinese authorities announced on Sunday, June 28th, the confinement of almost half a million people living on the outskirts of the country's capital, Beijing. Since mid-June, the city has been experiencing a new outbreak of Covid-19, now classified as "serious and complex" by the government.
The Asian country had largely contained the epidemic, but the emergence of some 300 new cases in the . . .