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Coronavirus: China accuses US of causing panic and spreading fear

The Chinese government has accused the United States of causing "panic" in its response to the coronavirus outbreak.

The accusation comes after the US declared a public health emergency on Friday and said it would deny entry to foreign nationals who had visited China in the past two weeks.

 

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said the US actions "could only create and spread fear".

 

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