Pence will meet cruise industry officials Saturday on coronavirus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he would travel to Florida on Saturday to meet with cruise industry representatives to discuss best practices to combat the new coronavirus.

In a White House briefing on Wednesday, Pence also said it was safe to fly on domestic and international routes except from areas covered by U.S. travel advisories related to coronavirus.

(Reporting by Steve Holland and Doina Chiacu; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Chris Reese and Stephen Coates)