Belgium confirms its 1st case of virus
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 9:05 PM
Belgium has reported its first-case of a-new-virus in a person who was repatriated from the Chinese-epicenter of the outbreak. The health-ministry said person was in good-health and does not show any symptoms of the disease. The individual was among nine-Belgians repatriated from Wuhan, China, over the weekend. The infected person was taken to a-special-hospital for further care while the other returnees remain under observation.
Huawei India tells its Chinese techies to stay back home
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 8:33 AM
Huawei India has advised its Chinese employees to stay back home for some time in view of the coronavirus spreading across countries and making a mark in India. "We are advising our Chinese employees to stay back. We will ask them to stay back in China for some more time, who all were supposed to return," Huawei India spokesperson Gilbert Millicent Nathan told IANS.
British Airways suspends all flights to China over coronavirus
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 8:23 PM
British Airways has suspended all its direct flights to mainland China in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters reports. "We apologise to customers for the inconvenience, but the safety of our customers and crew is always our priority," the company said in an email. BA.com currently shows no direct flights to mainland China, although flights to Hong Kong are unaffected.