WUHAN,China / ANKARA
A cargo plane with 42 passengers left Saturday after evacuating Turkish citizens from Wuhan, China, the city at the heart of a deadly coronavirus outbreak.
Eleven military personnel, six health employees, two journalists and one foreign ministry representative are on board the plane that arrived at 6 a.m. local time (2200GMT) in Wuhan.
The evacuees were screened by Turkish health experts using a team of six experts assigned to run blood tests and scan the health conditions to eliminate the potential risk in Turkey.
If any passengers shows any symptom during the flight they will be taken