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Countries split on restrictions for travelers from China

Japan, South Korea, U.S. impose screening while Singapore and others keep doors open

Travelers walk with their luggage at Beijing Capital International Airport on Dec. 27.    © Reuters

TOKYO -- As the coronavirus tears through China under eased zero-COVID rules, governments around the world are diverging on how to handle an expected rise in Chinese traveling abroad.

Such countries as Japan and the U.S. have announced strict testing and quarantine requirements. But other jurisdictions, such as Singapore and the European Union, have said new measures are not necessary.

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