The Chinese president is facing a serious challenge as authorities scramble to contain the spread of the new virus. Photo: Reuters

China, Japan in close contact on Xi Jinping visit amid coronavirus concerns

  • Japanese chief cabinet secretary and diplomatic source deny report the trip could be postponed because of virus outbreak
  • Chinese foreign ministry also says preparations are continuing
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
The Chinese president is facing a serious challenge as authorities scramble to contain the spread of the new virus. Photo: Reuters
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