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Heavy-handed Covid-19 approach in China causes problems for hearing aid firms

China’s zero-tolerance policy on Covid-19 is leading to massive lockdowns and extensive measures implemented in the hope of containing a new wave of infection. This is being felt by Danish hearing aid manufacturers Demant, WS Audiology and GN Hearing.

The Chinese health authority is imposing either partial or full lockdowns due to new Covid-19 cases, depicted is Shanghai | Photo: Hector Retamal/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix

While Covid-19 is slowly being forgotten in some corners of the world, China continues to fight its biggest infection wave since the initial breakout of the pandemic. Considering the Chinese government’s strict approach to the coronavirus, Danish hearing aid giants Demant, WS Audiology and GN Hearing are looking at the situation with great concern.

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