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There’s been one consistent silver lining to COVID-19 outbreaks: they trigger a surge in vaccinations that provide protection against severe infections in the future. China’s elderly are an exception.

Take Shanghai. After the financial hub emerged from a bruising two-month lockdown and vaccination clinics reopened, the number of fully immunized people age 60 or above increased just 1 percentage point to 63% in mid-June, despite hundreds of deaths.

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