UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The US calls on its citizens not to travel to China, while the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus has risen to 213 and more than 9 692 cases have been confirmed. Coronavirus has spread globally, CNN informs.
Beijing has issued a statement this morning warning foreign visitors and tourists in the city about the spread of coronavirus and urging them to take precautionary measures and cooperate with authorities.
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Italy has canceled flights to China. Meanwhile French military plane evacuates 200 French citizens departs Wuhan for France this morning, CNN informs
Upon arrival they will be quarantined for 14 days at a resort in Carry-le-Rouet, a small town near Marseille.
Other countries, such as Japan, the US, Great Britain and South Korea, have withdrawn their citizens from Wuhan. Australia and New Zealand, meanwhile, are preparing to evacuate their nationals.
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