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2022-12-21 Fleeing China's Covid lockdowns for the US - through a Central American jungle

Fed up with lockdowns and Xi's policies, some Chinese citizens are taking a perilous journey to escape.

2022-11-30 China Covid: Unrest continues in Guangzhou as lockdown anger grows

Protesters hurled debris and glass at police in the latest expression of anger at zero-Covid rules.

2022-11-26 China Xinjiang: Urumqi rocked by Covid lockdown protests after deadly fire

Urumqi residents confronted officials amid claims Covid restrictions stopped people escaping a blaze.

2022-11-10 Ebola outbreak in Uganda: Mubende, a district under lockdown

The BBC got rare access to Mubende, one of the two districts at the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak in Uganda.

2022-11-07 Apple: iPhone shipments delayed over China Covid lockdown

Tech giant warns customers to expect longer wait times for its new iPhone line due China's Covid lockdown.

2022-11-02 China Covid: Lockdown delayed potentially lifesaving treatment for sick boy, father says

A Chinese father tells the BBC how Covid measures prevented his son from being seen in time.

2022-10-30 Apple: Chinese workers flee Covid lockdown at iPhone factory

Video shared online shows people jumping a fence to escape the plant, owned by Foxconn, in Zhengzhou.

2022-10-28 China Covid: Millions back in lockdown as Beijing doubles down on zero-Covid

Dozens of cities across the country have been affected by varying degrees of restrictions.

2022-10-20 China Covid: The politics driving the hellish lockdowns

Parts of Beijing are now being locked down as China's Communist Party holds a historic Congress.

2022-10-16 Ebola in Uganda: Three-week lockdown announced for two districts

There have been 19 deaths and 58 cases reported in Uganda during this outbreak.

2022-10-14 Study links coronavirus lockdowns to birth rate drop in Europe

January 2021 saw a 14% birth rate drop in Europe in comparison with previous years, research suggests.

2022-09-12 China Covid lockdowns leave residents short of food and essential items

People are appealing for help on social media as food and medicine supplies dwindle.

2022-09-06 Outcry as Chinese lockdown traps residents during earthquake

Some say they tried to flee during an earthquake but found their gates locked due to Covid restrictions.

2022-09-05 China quake: Deadly tremor rocks Sichuan city in lockdown

Tremors hit days after Chengdu's 21 million people are told to stay home because of Covid rules.

2022-09-01 Covid in China: Chengdu lockdown after outbreak

The country is sticking to a "zero Covid" policy, requiring lockdowns over a handful of cases.

2022-08-14 Cats to be freed from special lockdown in German town

Owners were ordered to keep their felines indoors to protect an endangered bird.

2022-08-08 China resort lockdown: Escaping to Sanya only to face fresh curbs

Many in Sanya had arrived hoping for relief from strict Covid-control measures in bigger cities.

2022-08-07 Sanya: Covid lockdown strands tourists on 'China's Hawaii'

Over 80,000 tourists in the resort known as "China's Hawaii" face new restrictions and cancelled flights.

2022-07-27 Covid in China: Million in lockdown in Wuhan after four cases

The city where Covid began is under partial lockdown for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

2022-07-19 Shanghai Covid lockdown: The struggle of blind massage therapists

Blind massage therapists say the lockdown and lack of government support are making life difficult.

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