The EU Punts on COVID Travel Restrictions for China

The EU Punts on COVID Travel Restrictions for China
Medical personnel wait for passengers of a flight from China in a COVID-19 testing area set up at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci international airport in Fiumicino, Italy, Dec. 29, 2022 (AP photo by Alessandra Tarantino).

The EU failed to agree to a bloc-wide policy to require pre-departure coronavirus testing for travelers entering from China, amid a new wave of COVID-19 infections there. France, Italy and Spain already require a negative test result for travelers from China, but the EU was unable to agree on a similar requirement.

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