Taiwan has millions of visitors from China and only 45 coronavirus cases. Here’s how.

All signs pointed to the novel coronavirus being bad news for Taiwan. The country of 23 million is just 81 miles from mainland China, with frequent flights back and forth and hundreds of thousands of Taiwanese citizens who live and work in China. Taiwan had 2.7 million visitors from China last year.

But as of today, Taiwan has just 45 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases, and only one death. Health experts do not expect that the country is overlooking many cases, either. That’s many fewer than its neighbors like Japan and South Korea and one of the best containment track …

US airlines are waiving fees and canceling domestic flights as coronavirus spreads

American Airlines on March 10 announced temporary reductions in its domestic flight schedule that would extend into summer, the latest move by a US airline related to rising travel concerns during the coronavirus outbreak. This decision follows United and JetBlue’s announcement on March 4 that they would cut back on domestic routes until May, and shows how US-based airlines are buckling down to reduce overhead costs. Carriers, including American, Alaska, Delta, JetBlue, and United, are also waiving some change and cancellation ticket fees for both domestic and international flights, as people reassess their travel plans.

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