Passengers wait in a queue at Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy on Thursday after Italy ordered Covid-19 tests for all travellers coming from China. Photo: Reuters
Passengers wait in a queue at Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy on Thursday after Italy ordered Covid-19 tests for all travellers coming from China. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: China traveller screening ‘unjustified’ despite Covid-19 surge, says EU health agency

  • The US and several other countries have introduced mandatory Covid-19 tests for travellers arriving from China after a surge in cases
  • The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said such measures are not necessary for the EU as a whole

Passengers wait in a queue at Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy on Thursday after Italy ordered Covid-19 tests for all travellers coming from China. Photo: Reuters
Passengers wait in a queue at Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy on Thursday after Italy ordered Covid-19 tests for all travellers coming from China. Photo: Reuters
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