Foreign: BEIJING – China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Friday instructed the public to refrain from traveling to Australia, citing racial discrimination and anti-Chinese violence in connection with the cholera epidemic.

In a statement, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement: "There has been a recent increase in sectarian violence and violence against Chinese and Asians in Australia due to the effects of the epidemic." Infected with the HIV-19 virus. But the ministry did not provide specific examples of discrimination or violence.

Asians of different backgrounds have said they have been harassed since the outbreak of the Corona virus, including in the United States. China issued a warning to tourists not to travel there earlier this year after some said they had been mistreated in connection with a new outbreak.

Edit: Pang Kong