— Kenya Airways (@KenyaAirways) January 31, 2020
“We have temporarily suspended all flights to and from Guangzhou starting Friday until further notice,” the airline said in a statement on its Twitter account.
— Kenya Airways (@KenyaAirways) January 29, 2020
Kenya Airways joins other airlines around the world that have stopped flying to the world’s second-largest economy as it deals with the outbreak that has infected at least 8,000 people.
On Thursday, Ethiopian Airlines Africa’s largest carrier, denied reports that it would suspend flights to the Asian country.
The World Health Organization on Thursday declared a global emergency as the virus spread to more countries.