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Australia Condemns Coronavirus Racism

Australia has extended its ban on travelers from mainland China for at least another week because of the coronavirus outbreak. The country’s chief medical officer has also condemned xenophobia towards Chinese Australians as the number of deaths from COVID-19 continues to grow.

Foreign nationals traveling from China are not allowed to come to Australia until at least February 22. The ban, originally for two weeks, has been extended by seven days and is preventing thousands of Chinese students attending Australian universities and colleges.

The restrictions also bar Chinese visitors from Australia during the usually busy summer read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com