Last Updated: 02/20/2020 02:37PM ET

Officials in China and other countries worldwide are working to contain the coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China. The rapidly spreading virus has killed more than 2,000 people and infected thousands more.

The China Coronavirus Outbreak Travel Insurance Information Center explains travel insurance coverage for the outbreak. This resource is regularly updated by Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts with official provider position statements, answers to frequently asked questions, and more. Information is subject to change at any time.

Questions? Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts are on hand to answer your questions about coverage for the coronavirus outbreak. We are available from 8am to 10pm ET daily by chat and by phone at 1-800-240-0369.

The coronavirus outbreak in China has killed more than 2,000 people, and sickened thousands more. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a Level 3 Warning advising travelers to avoid all nonessential travel to affected areas in China.

On Thursday, January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization has declared the outbreak a public health emergency of international concern.

Major airports in the United States, including New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, are screening passengers from China for signs of the virus.

If you are currently traveling in China, contact your provider's 24-Hour Emergency Assistance for help.

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