Hundreds of flights to and from Shanghai’s Pudong Airport have been cancelled and all staff are being tested after a small COVID-19 outbreak was found to have originated there. As a result, certain parts of Shanghai have now been designated “medium risk” areas.


The outbreak was traced to two cargo handlers who had been charged with cleaning a container after a shipment from North America, Chinese health officials say. According to Sun Xiaodong, a local disease control expert, the two workers cleaned the container on October 30 before testing positive for the virus on November 9 and 10. Sun added that the airport employees were not w... Read More>>