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Desperate China Families Turn To Black Market For Covid Medicines

Desperate Chinese families turn to the black market for Covid drugs

Many families have been forced to turn to sketchy online vendors for medicine. Beijing: Desperate families seeking critical Covid-19 drugs in China, facing bare pharmacy shelves and an explosion of cases, are being driven to shadowy online marketplaces plagued by price gouging and fraud. Beijing last month abruptly abandoned its zero-Covid virus containment policy, lifting …

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The pandemic has been so bad for children's mental health that desperate parents are turning to special education for help

The pandemic has been so bad for children’s mental health that desperate parents are turning to special education for help

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent Heidi Whitney’s daughter into a tailspin. Suddenly, the San Diego middle schooler was sleeping all day and waking up all night. When in-person classes resumed, she was sometimes so anxious that she begged to come home early, telling the nurse she had a stomach ache. Whitney tried to keep her …

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