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Kenya’s National Carrier, Kenya Airways has suspended all flights from Guangzhou starting today, (Friday 31st January 2020).

The carrier noted that the flights would be suspended until further notice. This happens as the Corona virus spreads further in parts of China as well as parts of the world.

“We have temporarily suspended all flights to and from Guangzhou starting Friday the 31st January 2020 until further notice,” it said.

According to World Health Organisation (WHO), the outbreak now meets the criteria for a Public Health Emergency of International Concern and proposed the following advice to be issued as Temporary Recommendations.

“The Committee emphasized that the declaration of a PHEIC should be seen in the spirit of support and appreciation for China, its people, and the actions China has taken on the frontlines of this outbreak, with transparency, and, it is to be hoped, with success. In line with the …