(NewsReady.com) – China has taken aggressive actions to limit the spread of COVID-19. The communist country has put cities under strict lockdowns; most recently, they shut down Shanghai. Officials are also reportedly separating children from their parents.
According to CBS News, those who test positive for COVID-19 are put into isolation. Children are among those who have to be isolated from their families if their elders don’t have the virus.
The utter disaster of China’s ‘zero COVID’ policy has been exposed once again after the army was deployed to Shanghai and children were separated from their parents in quarantine facilities.https://t.co/w9chFLuaNx
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) April 4, 2022
Reuters reported a woman named Esther Zhao brought her 2.5-year-old into a Shanghai hospital when she came down with a fever on March 26, and just days later, authorities separated them. She said she hasn’t seen her child in a week. People are also reportedly sharing photos on the Chinese social media platforms Douyin and Weibo showing babies being placed three to a cot and toddlers crawling out of a crowded room. Breastfeeding children as young as 3 months old are reportedly being separated from their mothers.
The policy has reportedly caused quite a lot of backlash, but the country isn’t backing down. CBS also reported that Shanghai Municipal Health Commission official Wu Qianyu told the press that kids under the age of 7 will go to a public health center to receive treatment, while older kids “are mainly isolating… in centralized [quarantine] places.”
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