Wuhan coronavirus: Australia plans island quarantine, foreigners leave
Topics: WUHAN CORONAVIRUS AUSTRALIA
Australia plans to quarantine its evacuees on Christmas island 2,000km from the mainland.
Japan, the US and the EU are also repatriating their citizens.
British Airways has suspended all flights to and from mainland China, as the UK's Foreign Office warned against "all but essential travel" there.
Several other airlines have taken similar measures, including America's United, which restricted flights citing a fall in demand. ■