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Russia Quarantines Chinese Diplomat as Coronavirus Precaution

The Interfax news agency reported on Monday that Russian authorities have quarantined a Chinese diplomat as a safety precaution against the coronavirus outbreak, .

Consul General Cui Shaochun arrived in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg on Thursday to take up his new post.  Russian foreign ministry official Alexander Kharlov was quoted as saying that he should stay at home for two weeks (the incubation period), .

Source: US News & World Report, February 20, 2020