China students return home amid COVID travel spread fears


              Passengers wearing masks arrive at the Capital airport terminal in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Passengers pass near a flight departure board in a Capital airport terminal in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Passengers in protective gear carry their luggage in the Capital airport terminal in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Passengers in protective gear are directed to a flight at a Capital airport terminal in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A woman wearing a mask arrive at the Capital airport in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Chinese paramilitary police officers wearing masks stand guard at their post at the Capital airport terminal in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Chinese paramilitary police officers wearing masks stand guard at their post near a display warning against hiding COVID-19 symptoms at the Capital airport terminal in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A masked worker prepares fever and cold medicine at a pharmacy in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              An ambulance worker in protective gear walks by medical workers chat each others as residents wait to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man wearing a gas mask walks on a street in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Medical workers in protective gear chat each other as residents wait to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man wearing a gas mask gestures to a photographer as he walks on a street in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents are reflected on a door panel as they wait in line to buy medicine at a pharmacy in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Some Chinese universities say they will allow students to finish the semester from home in hopes of reducing the potential of a bigger COVID-19 outbreak during the January Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Vehicles move on a city highway in Beijing, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, as capital city is hit by sandstorm. China will drop a travel tracing requirement as part of an uncertain exit from its strict "zero-COVID" policies that have elicited widespread dissatisfaction. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China students return home amid COVID travel spread fears