The coronavirus outbreak in the city of Wuhan that has spread across the country is threatening to wreak havoc on Lunar New Year travel plans. Photo: EPA
The coronavirus outbreak in the city of Wuhan that has spread across the country is threatening to wreak havoc on Lunar New Year travel plans. Photo: EPA

China coronavirus: outbreak wreaks havoc on Lunar New Year travel plans, hitting family reunions

  • On Wednesday morning, the virus, which can pass from human to human, was confirmed to have killed nine people and infected 440 others
  • The outbreak has forced many Chinese people to reconsider plans to travel to their hometowns, particularly trips to or through Wuhan, where the virus originated

The coronavirus outbreak in the city of Wuhan that has spread across the country is threatening to wreak havoc on Lunar New Year travel plans. Photo: EPA
The coronavirus outbreak in the city of Wuhan that has spread across the country is threatening to wreak havoc on Lunar New Year travel plans. Photo: EPA
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