The US State Department warned American citizens not to travel abroad because of the coronavirus pandemic,issuing the highest possible level of travel advisory. Americans traveling overseas were urged to get home quickly.
Cathay Pacific has suspended almost all passenger flights for two months as the COVID-19 virus outbreak continues to pulverize global demand for travel.
A Chinese-Australian woman working in Beijing and infected by the coronavirus was fired and ordered to leave the country after breaking quarantine to go for a jog.
In contrast to advice given in the U.S. urging consumers not to resort to panic buying, citizens in the island nation of Taiwan were told by the country’s president that they should “buy as much as possible.”