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Chanel Postponed a Fashion Show in China because of the Coronavirus

"Considering the current situation and following the guidance of Chinese authorities, Chanel has decided to postpone its project of a replica of the Paris - 31 rue Cambon 2019/20 Métiers d'art collection in May in Beijing to a later and more appropriate moment,"the fashion house said in a statement.  

A New Mask Factory will be Built in Six Days in Beijing

China Construction First Building Group plans to build a new medical mask factory in Beijing in just 6 days, TASS reported.

The company's employees will measure the temperature of the builders daily to check for any symptoms of the new coronavirus. The new plant is expected to produce 250,000 masks daily.

Air China cancels flights to Greece through to March 18

Air China will cancel flights to Athens, Greece, from Feb. 17 to March 18 as a precaution to stem the coronavirus outbreak, an Air China company official in Greece said on Wednesday.

"The reason is public safety because of the coronavirus and there are operational reasons as well," an officer at the airline's Athens office said.

More than 24,500 People Worldwide are Now Infected with the Coronavirus

More than 24,500 people worldwide are now infected with the coronavirus, the AP reported, citing the latest data released today in Beijing.

490 people have died and 24 324 cases have been confirmed in mainland China. Another 17 cases have been confirmed in Hong Kong. Macau has identified 10 cases of infection.

Romania's Paralympic champion Novak wins three medals at 2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships

Romania's first ever Paralympic champion Eduard Novak concluded the 2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Milton (Canada) with three medals, after having won a bronze medal in the Omnium - Cycle 4 event on Sunday.

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