US President Donald Trump sparked a storm of confusion, concern and condemnation around the world with his address to the nation on the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: Donald Trump condemned for closing off US as pandemic fears spread

  • Announcement of ban on visitors from 26 European countries sparks chaos at airports, triggers more stock market panic and raises prospect of lasting economic and political impact
  • ‘To the dismay of European countries, the unilateral step comes at a time when the world is looking to the US for leadership,’ Chinese academic says
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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US President Donald Trump sparked a storm of confusion, concern and condemnation around the world with his address to the nation on the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Bloomberg
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