China has drastically cut flights to try to prevent people who arrive from abroad importing the coronavirus. Photo: AFP
China has drastically cut flights to try to prevent people who arrive from abroad importing the coronavirus. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Beijing offers to fly Chinese students home from the US – but would it rather they declined?

  • Embassy says those flown back must pay for themselves, and praises the US health system, in a departure from the war of words with Washington
  • More than a million Chinese students remain overseas, but China is on alert against the threat of imported infections

Topic |   Coronavirus China
China has drastically cut flights to try to prevent people who arrive from abroad importing the coronavirus. Photo: AFP
China has drastically cut flights to try to prevent people who arrive from abroad importing the coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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