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Chinese Regime Issues Conflicting Policies on Lunar New Year Travel as Virus Outbreaks Worsen

As CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus outbreaks across China continue to worsen, Chinese central authorities recently issued conflicting policies on traveling during the Lunar New Year holiday, causing confusion. And after months of authorities blaming local outbreaks on contaminated imported foods, the central government’s State Council suddenly did an about-face and said food is unlikely to spread the virus. Some China analysts said the conflicting rhetoric may be due to the different  priorities within the Party’s factions. Meanwhile, locals in Harbin, Tonghua, and Shanghai cities told the Chinese-language Epoch Times that they knew of infections that officials did not report, leading them to suspect that authorities were covering up the epidemic. And in Harbin, the Party punished 12 officials for failing to contain the local outbreak. They were taken in for questioning. Conflicting Policies The CCP Central Committee’s General Office, as well as, 29 provincial and city governments, issued policies …