Subway passengers wear protective masks in Beijing on January 21, 2020. Photo: AFP
Subway passengers wear protective masks in Beijing on January 21, 2020. Photo: AFP

From mask subsidies to movie ticket refunds, Chinese tech platforms respond to Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

  • A coronavirus outbreak has killed 17 people and infected hundreds more in China, with mounting fears of the virus spreading over the Lunar New Year holiday
  • Tech platforms in the country have announced measures ranging from subsidies for face masks to refunds of travel and movie bookings in response

Subway passengers wear protective masks in Beijing on January 21, 2020. Photo: AFP
Subway passengers wear protective masks in Beijing on January 21, 2020. Photo: AFP
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