Critics slammed Democrat President Joe Biden on Thursday for banning travel coming from India after he criticized former President Donald Trump for banning travel from China following the initial coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan more than a year ago.
“Biden is expected to impose new travel restrictions on India starting Tuesday in light of the COVID-19 epidemic, barring most non-U.S. citizens from entering the United States,” Reuters reported. “The new restrictions are on the advice of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and are imposed ‘in light of extraordinarily high COVID-19 case loads and multiple variants circulating in India.’”
India’s current wave of coronavirus is so severe that the nation accounted for more than half of the world’s reported coronavirus cases for the month of April. Experts warn that India’s numbers are likely being undercounted for a variety of reasons.
Following the news that Biden would ban travel coming from India, which does not include U.S. citizens, many online noted that Biden