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Covid travel curbs against Chinese visitors 'discriminatory': Report

Some places have been taken aback by the scale of outbreak and expressed scepticism, with the US, S Korea, India, Italy, Japan and Taiwan imposing Covid tests for travellers from China

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Chinese state-media said COVID-19 testing requirements imposed around the world in response to a surging wave of infections were "discriminatory", in the clearest pushback yet against restrictions that are slowing down its re-opening.
Having kept its borders all but shut for three years, imposing a strict regime of lockdowns and relentless testing, China abruptly reversed course toward living with the virus on Dec. 7, and a wave of infections erupted across the country.
Some places have been taken aback by the scale of China's outbreak and expressed scepticism over Beijing's COVID statistics, with the United States, South Korea, India, Italy,

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First Published: Dec 30 2022 | 2:19 PM IST

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