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Omicron tests “COVID Zero” approach

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On Saturday, the inevitable happened: Tianjin, the coastal city southeast of Beijing with a population of 14 million, reported two domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases carrying the Omicron variant.

This marks the first time Omicron has spread inside mainland China.

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