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NEW COVID-19 STRAIN: China Suspends UK Flights

Due to the new and more infectious strain of COVID-19 the United Kingdom announced it discovered, the People’s Republic of China, on Thursday, suspended flights to and from the UK.

Although the COVID-19 originated in China earlier this year, the East Asian nation has since managed to contain the pandemic within its borders.

Xi Jinping, Chinese President.

To prevent another spread, a spokesman of the country’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, Wang Wenbin said at a routine briefing “Given the exceptional nature of the virus mutation and its potential impact… China has suspended flights between China and the UK after a full assessment.”

Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

China is not the only nation to halt flights headed to and from Britain. Ireland, Germany, Canada, Netherlands, Belgium and Italy also did so earlier this week.

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