Covid shuts down China, Baltic lessons for Germany: podcast

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Workers in protective suits work inside a makeshift nucleic acid testing laboratory, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Shanghai, China April 11, 2022. Picture taken April 11, 2022. cnsphoto via REUTERS

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LONDON, April 14 (Reuters Breakingviews) - As Shanghai grapples with a coronavirus outbreak and almost one-third of the country’s population is under lockdown, Breakingviews columnists discuss the impact on China’s economy in this Viewsroom podcast. Plus, tiny Lithuania shows European countries how to give up Russian gas.

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