Japan to suspend visas for Chinese, South Korean visitors, quarantine them

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will suspend existing visas for visitors from China and South Korea and quarantine them for two weeks in response to the widening coronavirus virus, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday.

The measures will go into effect on March 9.

(Reporting by Yoshifumi Takemoto; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Peter Graff)