Via Daily Star:

China has quarantined Wuhan as the Coronavirus spreads – with the airport and public transport to stop operating within hours.

The SARS-like virus has already claimed the lives of 17 people, with cases confirmed in China, Japan, Korea and the US.

China’s government has now confirmed that the airport and all public transport will be shut down beginning at 10am local time tomorrow – just seven hours.

Authorities have already urged people to stop travelling in and out of Wuhan, the city at the centre of the outbreak.

There are 440 confirmed cases, with the origin a seafood market that “conducted illegal transactions of wild animals”.
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