My Take by Alex Lo
Travel bans are useless to stop an outbreak
- Beijing says the United States has ‘inappropriately overreacted’ to the coronavirus outbreak by imposing travel bans. Washington counters that its response is ‘science-based’. Who’s right?
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.