Travel curbs rack up as COVID-hit China readies reopening


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Workers in protective suits stand near planes of Air China airlines at Beijing Capital International Airport, on Jan. 6.THOMAS PETER/Reuters More countries around the world are demanding that visitors from China take COVID tests, days before it drops border controls and ushers in an eagerly awaited return to travel for a population that has been largely stuck at home for three years. From Sunday, China will end the requirement for inbound travellers to quarantine, the latest dismantling of its “zero-COVID” regime that began last month following historic protests against a suffocating series of mass lockdowns. But the abrupt changes have...