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mask for virus protection, CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP  Australia, which reportedly has 100 students in Wuhan, said it was “exploring all opportunities” to help with evacuations, while Germany said it was considering evacuating citizens and Thailand said it was ready to evacuate its citizens but hadn’t yet received permission from Beijing. The Associated Press and Reuters contributed to this report. 

mask for virus protection - Dr. Janette Nesheiwat explains the risks and symptoms. At least 100 Australian school children are reportedly stranded in Wuhan, China, amid a deadly outbreak of novel coronavirus that’s claimed more than 80 lives and sickened thousands. Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt said the country is working to bring the children and any other Australians stuck in the city — the epicenter of the outbreak — home. DR. OZ ON CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK: CHINESE LEADERS' NEW COMMENTS 'ALARMING'

mask for virus protection, “We know at this point that the Chinese authorities have closed the Wuhan city as well as other cities within Hubei province,” Hunt told ABC Radio on Monday morning, according to The Guardian.  “We are working to make sure that there is support for those Australians and we are also working on, as are other countries, trying to secure their ability to return to Australia. At this point in time, the foreign minister is working around the clock on that.” It’s not clear why the school children were in Wuhan in the first place.

mask for virus protection - The news comes after the Chinese government last week quarantined the city of Wuhan in an effort to contain the outbreak, shutting down airports and public transportation such as buses, ferries and more. Hunt would not confirm if the Australian government plans to charter a plane to evacuate any of its citizens from Wuhan. The U.S. government reportedly has plans to evacuate citizens and diplomats by using a charter plane.  CHINA EXTENDS LUNAR NEW YEAR HOLIDAY TO CONTAIN CORONAVIRUS AS DEATH TOLL RISES

mask for virus protection - However, Marise Payne, Australia’s foreign affairs minister, is working with Chinese officials “on all options to secure the Australians,” Hunt said. There have been at least four confirmed cases of coronavirus in Australia, while a fifth and “highly probable” case is working to be confirmed. Hunt told ABC Radio that officials suspect there will be more.