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COVID casts shadow over Lunar New Year celebrations in China

Clip: 01/20/2023 | 5m 34s  | Video has closed captioning.

Medical experts predict China could see tens of thousands of deaths a day over the Lunar New Year holiday. Since the dismantling of the government’s zero-COVID policy, many have been anxious about the wave of infections that have swept through. As special correspondent Richard Kimber reports, most are brushing risks and fears aside to celebrate the most important festival on the Chinese calendar.

Aired: 01/20/23

Rating: NR

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