The Chinese Government, whose draconian policies are “zero COVID” Policy forced people to stay at home for up 100 days. This was in response to countries around the world who will need it. COVID testing for travelers from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
As an example, surge COVID has infected the Chinese people. The communist government has refused information about its spread to the rest of the globe and was insulted. “unacceptable” China imposes travel restrictions on Chinese travelers. Beijing slammed the U.S., Canada, Japan, India, Canada and France for their safety measures and threatened to retaliate. “countermeasures.”
“We believe that the entry restrictions adopted by some countries targeting China lack scientific basis, and some excessive practices are even more unacceptable,” China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said Tuesday, according The Associated Press.
“We are firmly opposed to attempts to manipulate the COVID measures for political purposes and will take countermeasures based on the principle of reciprocity,” Mao added.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), announced last week that all Chinese travelers would need to be subject to COVID testing. This is because the communist country faces a new wave of infections following its recent efforts to reduce its restrictions. “zero COVID” policies last month. The U.S. travel requirements begin Thursday will affect all travelers, regardless of their age or nationality who are coming from China to the U.S.
The CDC cited A “lack of adequate and transparent epidemiological and viral genomic sequence data being reported from the PRC” It is a key factor in deciding to implement the travel requirement.
“Variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus continue to emerge in countries around the world. However, reduced testing and case reporting in the PRC and minimal sharing of viral genomic sequence data could delay the identification of new variants of concern if they arise,” The CDC stated.
Elisabeth Borne (French Prime Minister) stated that France is applying the COVID test measures to protect French people. Mark Harper, Transport Secretary in the U.K. stated that the COVID test is mandatory. “collecting information” The AP reported that China had not provided sufficient data to the rest of the world regarding its COVID infections.
Currently, Sweden holds the EU presidency. “is preparing to be able to introduce travel restrictions. At the same time, we are conducting a dialogue with our European colleagues to get the same rules as possible in the EU,” according to Justice Minister Gunnar Strömmer.
China’s threat to react to the COVID measures taken by the rest of the world on its travelers comes days after former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo advised Countries to block travel from communist countries.
“There is no reason we should allow the Chinese to do this again, to send Chinese-infected persons around the world knowingly infecting people all across the globe. [Chinese President Xi Jinping] got away with this once. I regret that he wasn’t held accountable, he hasn’t been held accountable,” Pompeo spoke on Sunday to John Catsimatidis of New York Radio. “But he’s doing it again, so, John, just as in the spring of 2020 when he sent people around the world he knew were infected, he’s doing the same darn thing again. He’s going to infect millions more. We shouldn’t let that happen.”
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