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coronavirus washington state, China has cut off access to Wuhan -- the epicenter of the virus -- and 16 other cities in Hubei province to prevent people from leaving and spreading the virus further. The United States, Japan, and South Korea have also planned evacuations. AUSTRALIAN WILDFIRE SPARKED BY HELICOPTER FIGHTING BLAZES THREATENS HOMES ON CANBERRA OUTSKIRTS The 5,974 cases in mainland China rose by 1,459 from the previous day, although it's a smaller increase when compared to the 1,771 new cases reported on Monday.

coronavirus washington state - Medical workers in protective gear talk with a woman suspected of being ill with a coronavirus at a community health station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province on Monday.  (Chinatopix via AP) CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The family of the coronavirus includes the common cold and more severe illnesses. It causes flulike symptoms, while in severe cases it develops into shortness of breath and pneumonia. The Associated Press contributed to the report

coronavirus washington state, Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 29 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. British Airways ceased all of its direct flights to and from mainland China amid the coronavirus outbreak -- with the decision coming after the United Kingdom advised against all but essential travel to the rest of the country on Tuesday. When logging into BA.com, the official website for the airline, it currently shows no direct flights to the country -- with a posted notice, Sorry, there are no direct flights for this route, flights with connections are below.

coronavirus washington state - “We apologize to customers for the inconvenience, but the safety of our customers and crew is always our priority,” BA said in an emailed statement to Reuters on Wednesday. “Customers due to travel to or from China in the coming days can find more information on BA.com.” PLANE CARRYING US EVACUEES FROM CHINA AMID CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK DIVERTED TO CALIFORNIA AIR BASE The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said the decision to advise against traveling to the rest of mainland China (not including Hong Kong and Macao) was due to the restrictions of movement placed by the government in response to the outbreak.

coronavirus washington state - It may become harder over the coming weeks for those who wish to leave China to do so, the FCO said. If you feel that you may want to leave China soon, you should consider making plans to do so before any further restrictions may be imposed. Multiple countries have started evacuating their citizens from China because of the deadly virus, which has killed 132 people and infected more than 6,000 on the mainland and abroad. UNITED AIRLINES SUSPENDING FLIGHTS TO CHINA AS CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK CONTINUES