the Fear of coronavirusset get more and more countries to introduce a ban on entry for foreigners who have been in China recently.
This is despite the fact that the world health Organization (WHO) has warned against such actions.
It writes the BBC.
Authorities in the UNITED states and Australia have indicated that they will refuse foreigners, who have recently been in China, to enter the country.
Countries such as Russia, Japan, Pakistan and Italy, have introduced similar rules. Most recently the Philippines on Sunday joined the list of countries.
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- travel restrictions may do more harm than good, as it can prevent the sharing of information, the medical supply chain and the economy, was the warning from the WHO on Friday.
the WHO has declared coronaudbruddet for an international health crisis. The WHO recommends screening of incoming at all official border-crossing points.
the Facts on corona-the outbreak
The infectious coronavirus, which so far has claimed the lives of over 300 people in China, continues to spread all over the world.
on the Night of Sunday, the first death has been confirmed outside of China in the Philippines.
so far over 20 countries have confirmed cases of the virus, which has its epicenter in the chinese city of Wuhan.
the Cases are distributed over these countries and regions:
* France: 6.
* Germany: 8.
* Spain: 1.
* Italy: 2.
* Russia: 2.
* united kingdom: 2.
* Sweden: 1.
* Finland: 1.
* China: Over 14,000 infected and 300 died.
* Japan: 20.
* Thailand: 19.
* Singapore: 18.
* Hong kong: 14.
* south Korea: 15.
* Australia: 12.
* Malaysia: 8.
* Taiwan: 10.
* Macau: 8.
* Vietnam: 6.
* Cambodia: 1.
* the Philippines: 1 infected and 1 death.
* India: 1.
* Nepal: 1.
* Sri Lanka: 1.
* US: 8.
* Canada: 4.
* The United Arab Emirates: 4.
Sources: AFP, PA, Reuters, Tass.
in turn, alerts the organization that it will potentially accelerate the spread of the virus, if you close the border crossings. The fear is that it will get travelers to cross the border illegally.
China has criticized the growing restrictions on travel, and accused governments of these countries to ignore international recommendations.
- While the world health organisation has warned against travel restrictions, the UNITED states has hastened in the opposite direction, says Hua Chunying, who is the spokeswoman for the chinese foreign ministry.
- It is certainly not a sign of good will.
the death toll as a result of coronavirusset have the night to Sunday, Danish time passed 300 in China. More than 14,000 are infected by the virus in China.
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in Addition, the first deaths outside of China has been confirmed in the Philippines on the night of Sunday.
in Addition, China has the infection spread to over 20 other countries, including eight european countries.
in total There are confirmed around the 100 smittetilfælde outside of China.