State Department tells Americans not to travel to China due to coronavirus
The State Department announced a warning today not to travel to China due to the recent coronavirus outbreak.
“Do not travel to China due to novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China,” the alert states, noting that the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern earlier that day.
“Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. Commercial carriers have reduced or suspended routes to and from China,” the alert stated. “Those currently in China should consider departing using commercial means.”
The news comes after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday that
the husband of an Illinois woman with Wuhan coronavirus is now infected with the illness —