Coronavirus: China slams Australia’s ‘extreme measures’ after travel ban extended

Australia’s decision to ban people from entering the country from mainland China until at least February 22 due to the coronavirus outbreak is causing renewed friction with its largest trading partner.After Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday announced the restriction, originally due to expire on Saturday, would be in place for at least an extra week, the Chinese embassy in Canberra issued a statement expressing its “deep regret and dissatisfaction”.“Only Australia and a small number of…

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