US announces quarantine for Americans returning from Hubei province | AFP

“Any US citizen returning to the United States who has been in Hubei province in the previous 14 days, will be subject to up to 14 days of mandatory quarantine,” says the secretary of the Health and Human Services department, Alex Azar. The US says it is declaring a public health emergency and temporarily banning the entry of foreign nationals who have traveled to China over the past two weeks to contain the spread of a deadly new virus. SOUNDBITE

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