Coronavirus outbreak

At a Glance...

· 10 Chinese cities have suspended all public transport. Lockdown spread affects 40m people.

·There are now over 800 confirmed cases, with 26 deaths

So far, China, South Korea (2), Japan (2), Singapore (3) and the US (1) have confirmed cases of the virus. The UK and Australia are monitoring people for signs of the virus. A man is in hospital in Belfast, with suspected symptoms.

The epicentre, Wuhan, is set to be welcoming in the new Chinese year tomorrow. It’s the year of the rat!

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