Published: July 23, 2021
MANILA - The Philippines has tightened restrictions in the community and at the borders, as it confirmed the start of a new wave of Covid-19 infections - this time fuelled by the highly contagious Delta variant.
Published: January 26, 2021
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Monday added travelers from South Africa to the list of those barred from entering to the United States - the latest step in an effort to help contain the spread of the coronavirus and fast-moving variants that have surfaced in that country and others in recent weeks.
Published: January 25, 2021
The United States will ban entry to most non-U.S. citizens who have recently been in South Africa in response to the new coronavirus variant there, according to a White House official familiar with the plan.
Published: May 23, 2020
WASHINGTON - In the final days before the United States faced a full-blown epidemic, President Donald Trump made a last-ditch attempt to prevent people infected with the coronavirus from reaching the country.
Published: January 24, 2020
BEIJING -Major Chinese cities, including Beijing and quarantine-blocked Wuhan, banned all large gatherings over the coming Lunar New Year festival, the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar, in an expanding effort to contain a rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak.
Published: September 26, 2017
SEOUL - The United States imposed travel restrictions Sunday on North Korea and seven other nations deemed to be a security risk; under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump, citizens of North Korea, Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen will face travel restrictions starting Oct. 18.