Several Chinese cities have introduced control measures on visitors from South Korea and Japan. Photo: AFP Several Chinese cities have introduced control measures on visitors from South Korea and Japan. Photo: AFP
Several Chinese cities have introduced control measures on visitors from South Korea and Japan. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: China defends decision to impose control measures on South Korean, Japanese visitors

  • ‘As long as the measures are scientific, professional and moderate, everybody should be able to understand,’ foreign ministry spokesman says
  • But experts say ban is unlikely to stop the deadly outbreak becoming a pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus South Korea
Several Chinese cities have introduced control measures on visitors from South Korea and Japan. Photo: AFP Several Chinese cities have introduced control measures on visitors from South Korea and Japan. Photo: AFP
Several Chinese cities have introduced control measures on visitors from South Korea and Japan. Photo: AFP
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