In this file photo taken on December 3, 2021, the flight crew from Air China arrive in hazmat suits in the international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. The US will require negative Covid tests from all air travelers from China, saying Beijing is not sharing enough information about the surge in coronavirus cases there. Photo: AFP
In this file photo taken on December 3, 2021, the flight crew from Air China arrive in hazmat suits in the international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. The US will require negative Covid tests from all air travelers from China, saying Beijing is not sharing enough information about the surge in coronavirus cases there. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: US screening policy for travellers from China sparks anger, questions on effectiveness

  • US, India, Italy and other countries differ from Britain and EU on screening travellers from China
  • One US health expert says new screening protocol to have ‘zero effectiveness’

In this file photo taken on December 3, 2021, the flight crew from Air China arrive in hazmat suits in the international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. The US will require negative Covid tests from all air travelers from China, saying Beijing is not sharing enough information about the surge in coronavirus cases there. Photo: AFP
In this file photo taken on December 3, 2021, the flight crew from Air China arrive in hazmat suits in the international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. The US will require negative Covid tests from all air travelers from China, saying Beijing is not sharing enough information about the surge in coronavirus cases there. Photo: AFP
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