MSF collaborated with local NGOs to support vulnerable groups during the COVID Omicron wave, Hong Kong, March 2022.
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13 March 2023

Amid scarcity and soaring prices, China could issue compulsory license for Paxlovid

After three years of its “Zero COVID” policy, the Chinese government allowed a return to relative normalcy for its citizens in early December 2022. Due to the ongoing transmission of Omicron and its numerous COVID subvariants in China, the sudden policy shift was accompanied by rapid community transmission across the country and high numbers of severe COVID cases.