Shanghai's 2022 lockdown, which lasted two months, left economic and psychological scars on the metropolis.
What happens when supply chains collapse and it's up to district governments, neighbors and friends to fill the gap?
Because of COVID-19 restrictions, a critical Shanghai plant that produces the dye has been operating at reduced capacity for weeks.
Shanghai is allowing a small number of firms to resume operations. In a heavily locked-down environment, many of them are finding it's not that easy.
Shanghai's latest citywide lockdown has left residents anxious about being separated from their children, pets and struggling to find food.
China's financial capital is not under a full lockdown, but strict anti-COVID measures still weigh on residents.
Workers from rural China came to Shanghai in search of better lives, a challenge even in good times. Then the COVID-19 lockdown hit.
And is it a sign of things to come for relations between the U.S. and Chinese economies?