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State Department warns against travel to China amid coronavirus outbreak

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJan. 31, 2020, 2:37 AM UTCBy Phil HelselThe State Department on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to China amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak that has sickened thousands of people in the country.The State Department also says in its "do not travel" advisory that "those currently in China should consider departing using commercial means."It said nonessential U.S. government personnel should defer travel to China because of the outbreak.By the end of Thursday, there were 9,692 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in China, and 213 people had died.Let our news meet your inbox. The news and stories that ...