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British Airways Wednesday cancelled all flights to and from China amid virus outbreak, said the company statement.

“Following Foreign Office advice against all but essential travel to mainland China we have temporarily suspended our flights to and from Beijing and Shanghai with immediate effect, until Monday February 3, while we assess the situation,” said the statement.

The U.K. on Tuesday advised its citizens to avoid traveling to China due to an outbreak of the coronavirus in that country.

“Due to the increasing travel restrictions and the public health situation, we now advise against all but essential travel to China,”

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