EU condemns Trump travel ban from Europe as virus spreads

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union (EU) yesterday lashed out at United States (US) President Donald Trump’s “unilateral” decision to restrict travel from Europe to the US over the coronavirus, saying the illness does not respect borders. Trump called the disease a “foreign virus” and claimed that US clusters were “seeded” by European travellers. He announced that European travel would be cut off, but US officials later said that restrictions would apply only to most foreign citizens who have been in Europe’s passport-free travel zone at any point for 14 days prior to their arrival to the US.  More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin