Shanghai defends separating infected children from uninfected parents

Posted on AllSides April 5th, 2022
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Shanghai officials have responded to days of public outcry about a policy of separating children who test positive for the coronavirus from their parents, clarifying that parents who also test positive will be allowed to stay with their children.

But they said they would continue to separate children from parents who were not infected, citing national virus control guidelines in a country bent on eliminating domestic transmission.

The announcement, at a news conference on Monday, followed days of online fury and accusations that officials’ response to the virus was worse than the...

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