government of China described as “discriminatory” and “unfounded” Sanctions anticovid Several countries are going to apply for citizens coming from the Asian giant before the borders are reopened. This is reflected by many Chinese state media this Friday, which make allegations against west and they talk “sabotage” why “Another chance to defame us.”
from there January 8 Chinese authorities will no longer be required to quarantine travelers entering the country, which is expected to encourage many Chinese to travel abroad, too, after being quarantined for almost three years Tough lockdown,
but after tsunami of infection In China, many countries are watching Beijing with caution and concern as a result of the withdrawal of most health regulations in December, which has led to new protocols being implemented for Chinese citizens. States America joined in, Italy, Japan, Korea Of Nort hey Indiaamong other countries, have decided to require a negative result on a covid test For travelers from China. The latest to join that list has been spainWhich has become the second country in the European Union to announce this type of control.
[España exigirá test negativo o pauta completa de la vacuna a los viajeros procedentes de China]
“The real intention is wasted three years of effort of control covid-19 from China and an attack on the country’s systems,” the official newspaper said in an editorial. The Global TimesJoe calls the restrictions “discriminatory”.
also european center for disease control (ECDC) believes the measures against China are “unfair” because Europe has a high level of vaccination.
Although World Health Organization (WHO) has agreed with countries that will request negative coronavirus tests. “In the absence of more comprehensive information from China, it is understandable that countries actto protect their population“, has defended the Director-General of WHO this Friday, Tedros Adhanom Adhanom ghebreyesusIn a comment on Twitter.
[Ayuso pide endurecer controles Covid por la ola de casos en China frente a la pasividad de Europa]
“It’s the same version”
European countries, with the exception of Italy why spainThey don’t see the need to enforce control yet. the reason? commission european Remember that in the current version ChinaThe omicron BF7is already present in Europe and “has not increased significantly” in recent weeks.
Germany, France hey portugalaccording to what was expressed BrusselsSupport a “coordinated response at the European level”. “I know that in Spain and Italy these mandatory tests have been reduced,” the German health minister said this Friday, carl loyerback, Do you think there is no reason panic Although he points out that other variants cannot be ruled out: “And in order to detect them in time, we will closely monitor Europe’s airports.”
other countries, such as Austria, Celebrate the reopening of the Chinese borders as the arrival of Chinese tourists will bring economic benefits. Global spending by Chinese visitors exceeded $250 billion the year before the pandemic.