CBC News

CBC News 29 Jan 2020

Air Canada suspends flights into China amid coronavirus outbreak


Air Canada normally runs 33 flights a week to China out of Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal but the airline announced it would halt all flights to Beijing and Shanghai until the end of February at least.

Air Canada is extending its suspension of flights between Canada and mainland China until April as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow. The airline's stock is down 27 per cent since mid-January. 

Hong Kong will impose a quarantine on all visitors from mainland China amid the coronavirus outbreak. CBS News Asia correspondent Ramy Inocencio joined CBSN AM from Hong Kong to talk about the latest.
In Yemen, a country already struggling with a five-year war is now preparing for the battle against coronavirus.
Despite the absence of any coronavirus cases in Sanaa, or elsewhere in Yemen, the government has suspended flights to and from Sanaa International Airport for two weeks and ordered the closure of schools and colleges to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Al Jazeera's Mohammed Al Attab reports from the capital Sanaa.
CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo talks to Karen Hao, Artificial Intelligence reporter for the MIT Technology Review, on misinformation on social media amid coronavirus outbreak.

Share Video:

Embed Video: