Beijing curbs public transport as COVID spreads in China

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(Removes extraneous ‘in’ in headline) BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The Chinese capital Beijing shut dozens of metro stations and bus routes on Wednesday in its campaign to stop the spread of COVID-19 and avoid the fate of Shanghai where millions of residents have been under strict lockdown for more than a month. New evidence has emerged that China’s uncompromising battle against the coronavirus, believed to have emerged in a market in the city of Wuhan in late 2019, is undermining its growth and hurting the international companies invested there. Late on Tuesday, another city announced work-fr…

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