AIRLINES are cancelling flights amid the coronavirus outbreak, as Brits avoid travelling for fear of contracting coronavirus or being left quarantined in a foreign country
British Airways, EasyJet and Ryanair are just some of the airlines that have put a stop to flights due to the lack of demand, as the world battles to contain the virus.
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Holiday to Italy have been left in tatters as all but essential travel to the country was advised by the government as the outbreak nears 10,000.
Spain, France and Germany have all reported more than 1,000 cases of coronavirus, sparking concerns.
But according to the experts, there is little point in cancelling most trips just yet – as it all depends on the location and how far along they are with the virus by the time you travel.
Speaking at a press conference that outlined the government's six-point plan for battling the virus, Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance said: "A lot depends on where the outbreaks are.
"At the moment the outbreaks are across Europe and across most of the world in some form or other and they are contained in many places but are becoming un-contained in some places.
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