. . . borders with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland were entirely closed off, aside from commercial traffic . . .
Poland and the Czech Republic had already closed their borders with Germany.
Following the German actions, the EU announced it is closing itself off from travelers from the rest of the world for 30 days:
European countries had bitterly complained about the recent US ban on travelers from Europe, and Germany had strongly resisted border closings just a few days earlier:
Do these actions show the reality of the pandemic is forcing changes to EU dogma about the sanctity of open borders?
What are there any implications for the US policies about travel restrictions?