Brits evacuated from Wuhan to be ‘isolated for 14 days’: govt

Published January 29, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Agence France-Presse

British citizens evacuated from Wuhan, the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak, will be isolated for two weeks with “all necessary medical attention”, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Wednesday.

Travellers wearing masks arrive on a direct flight from China, after a spokesman from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said a traveller from China had been the first person in the United States to be diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Washington, US January 23, 2020. (REUTERS/David Ryder/MANILA BULLETIN)
Travelers wearing masks arrive on a direct flight from China, after a spokesman from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said a traveler from China had been the first person in the United States to be diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Washington, US January 23, 2020. (REUTERS / David Ryder / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)

“Anyone who returns from Wuhan will be safely isolated for 14 days, with all necessary medical attention,” he wrote on Twitter. “Public safety is the top priority.”

 

 
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