The government is now telling travellers arriving in the UK from nine Asian countries and territories to check for symptoms.
Initial advice has only covered mainland China, but now includes Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Macau.
There have been more than 28,000 cases worldwide, and of these 565 people have died – only two deaths have been outside mainland China, one in Hong Kong and one in the Philippines.
As fears rise over coronavirus spreading further, is there a cure or a way to ease symptoms associated with the virus?
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