Wuhan virus: Experts urge caution over calls for blanket ban on Chinese travellers

Travellers with protective masks lining up before boarding their train at the Beijing West Railway Station on Jan 24, 2020, as they travel for the Chinese New Year holidays. PHOTO: AFP
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As the threat from the Wuhan coronavirus mounts, some Singaporeans are calling for entry restrictions to be extended to all Chinese nationals.

This goes beyond current measures that apply to those who recently travelled to Hubei province or hold Hubei-issued passports.

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