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American Airlines has suspended all flights to mainland China and back to the outbreak of coronavirus, having published the corresponding statement on its website.
From 31 January to 27 March, the airline will not operate flights to mainland China on the basis of the warnings of the US state Department about the danger. At the end of March the airline will re-assess the situation, also as necessary will be amended.
Earlier, Russia closed almost all destinations in China in connection with the aggravation of the situation with coronavirus, except for the regular routes of Aeroflot airlines in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong, as well as regular Chinese airlines to Moscow Sheremetyevo airport.
That the White house will suspend all flights between the US and China because of the growing number of victims of coronavirus, was reported on 29 January. Representatives of the administration of U.S. President Donald trump told reporters that there are various measures to curb the spread of Chinese virus.
Most confirmed cases of coronavirus 2019-nCoV recorded in China, infected in all regions of China, including Tibet. According to the latest data, the virus infected nearly 10 thousand people, 213 died. 171 the patient is completely cured. The infection has spread to USA, UK, some European countries and Southeast Asia. It is known that the virus can spread from person to person. Its symptoms are fever, fatigue and cough.
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