Carol, more like fascism.
The Chinese have this cultural insistence that food be fresh and animals be bought live and slaughtered at the market on purchase. Perfect for spread of diseases. The markets we visited were in major cities and had live fish in tanks. They were all out in the open.
People have been coming down with the virus without contact with known carriers. That's how it started in northern Italy and cases keep popping up in the U.S. that way. We've had two high schools in that have closed for deep cleaning. One staff member reported having a family member who developed it after returning from a trip. In the other one a student got it after no known contacts.
We're considering cancelling our trip. We have travel insurance with the rider that lets us cancel for any reason up to two days before. Expensive, but worth it. Hubby is waiting to see if there is any notice of cancellation from Viking. I told him to make up his mind on Monday with or without notice.
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