China shuts supermarkets after virus found on dragon fruit from Vietnam

Chinese authorities have locked down several supermarkets after traces of Covid-19 were found in fruits that were imported from Vietnam. At least nine cities in Zhejiang and Jiangxi provinces have found Covid samples in the imported dragon fruit.

Authorities have begun emergency screening of imported food products and ordered fruit buyers to quarantine themselves although there is no evidence of coronavirus spreading from food but Chinese health officials are being cautious as the country grapples with the virus wave.


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