China Covid: WHO warns about under-representing Covid deaths
The World Health Organization has warned that China is under-representing the true impact of Covid in the country - in particular deaths.
The removal of most restrictions last month has led to a surge in cases.
But China has stopped publishing daily cases data, and has announced only 22 Covid deaths since December, using its own strict criteria.
"We believe that definition [of a Covid death] is too narrow," WHO emergencies director Dr Michael Ryan said.
Dr Ryan said China's figures "under-represent the true impact of the disease in terms...