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South Korea Joins Other Countries Imposing Restrictions on Travelers from China over COVID Fears

HeadlineDec 30, 2022

South Korea will require travelers arriving from China to submit a negative COVID-19 test amid China’s worsening surge. This comes after India, Italy, Taiwan and the U.S. also imposed new testing requirements on travelers from China. But health authorities say such measures do little to stop the spread of COVID, and critics say the travel restrictions are being used as a diplomatic weapon and could further fuel anti-Asian hate.

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