Residents of Dongcheng District in Beijing line up for Covid-19 testing on Jan. 22. Photographer: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images Photographer: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images China is ramping up efforts to neutralize the coronavirus as new outbreaks test its already stringent pandemic strategy, with another weapon added to an arsenal of border curbs, mass testing and hard lockdowns: anal swabs. […] Local consumers are shunning foreign food for fear of infection, and China’s meat imports are projected to plunge as much as 30% this year from a record in 2020. […] Disinfection of a market in the Daxing district of Beijing on Jan. 21. China is not only testing millions of people every week, but also tons of frozen food imports and the containers they arrive in every day for traces of the pathogen.
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