China Purges Xi’an Communist Official After Brutal Lockdown Measures Deny Residents Lifesaving Medical Care

Chinese Communist Party authorities announced on Tuesday that they had dismissed an official formerly in charge of a medical center in central China’s Xi’an city for his alleged contribution to an overly strict Chinese coronavirus lockdown in Xi’an this year, which denied people medical care at local clinics and ignited public outrage, the Global Times reported.

XI'AN, CHINA - DECEMBER 20: Staff members in protective suits work at the dormitory area of Chang'an University which is under lockdown due to the management against the COVID-19 pandemic on December 20, 2021 in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province of China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Beijing Frantically Reopens Makeshift Hospital … for 12 Patients

Beijing’s government on Sunday reopened a makeshift hospital — previously used to treat Chinese coronavirus patients in early 2020 — to quarantine at least 12 Chinese coronavirus patients as part of the city’s effort to contain its latest outbreak of the disease, the state-run Global Times reported.

An employee works at a makeshift hospital that will be used for Covid-19 coronavirus patients in Guangzhou, in China's eastern Guangdong province on April 11, 2022. - China OUT (Photo by AFP) / China OUT (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

South Korea Kicking People Out of ICUs over Coronavirus

South Korea’s federal government ordered Chinese coronavirus patients currently receiving treatment for their symptoms in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) nationwide to vacate their beds immediately on Wednesday in an effort to ease a pandemic-induced hospital bed shortage across the country, the Korean Herald reported Thursday.

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Canadian PM Trudeau Vows to Criminalize ‘Anti-Vax’ Hospital Protests

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed Monday to criminalize protests outside hospitals in Canada if reelected in an upcoming parliamentary vote after hundreds of citizens opposed to Trudeau’s latest Chinese coronavirus vaccine mandates staged peaceful demonstrations and candlelight vigils outside health centers nationwide in recent days.

Canadian Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau holds a press conference at TVA following the Face-a-Face 2021 french debate in Montreal, Quebec on September 2, 2021. - This is the first of three official debates to be held, and the first of two in French. Canadian Prime Minister Justin …