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China shuts down transportation from Wuhan

Mark Schiefelbein, AP Photo

Posted at Jan 23 2020 01:27 PM

China shuts down transportation from Wuhan

Travelers in face masks walk past a display board showing a canceled flight from Wuhan at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, Thursday. China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday, halting transportation and warning against public gatherings, to try to stop the spread of a deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries in the Lunar New Year travel rush.