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After teaching for three years at an international school in Shanghai, Michael is preparing to break his contract and leave — worn down by stringent measures against the coronavirus.

Following two years of nearly-shut borders, onerous health checks and quarantine norms, a decision at the beginning of April to lock down China’s commercial center proved the last straw for the 35-year-old.

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