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Cover Story: The Covid-Fighting Struggle of China’s Nursing Homes

By Jiang Moting, Fan Qiaojia, Bao Zhiming, Tang Jiayan, Wu Danping and Denise Jia
2022年05月30日 06:55
Living Shanghai resident in a body bag symbolizes deep-seated failures of the country’s nascent system of caring for a burgeoning elderly population
According to United Nations estimates, nearly one in four Chinese people will be more than 65 years old by 2045.

The last time Lin Shu saw his grandmother was in a video his uncle shared with the family WeChat group April 18. In the video, the 93-year-old woman lies in a nursing home bed with an oxygen tube in her nose.

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