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White House tells airlines it may suspend China-U.S. flights amid coronavirus outbreak: CNBC

FILE PHOTO: Passengers leave LAX after arriving from Shanghai, China, after a positive case of the coronavirus was announced in the Orange County suburb of Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2020. REUTERS/Ringo Chiu

(Reuters) – The White House has told airline executives that it is considering suspending flights from China to the United States amid the new coronavirus outbreak, CNBC here reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Reporting by Mekhla Raina in Bengaluru

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