US defence secretary postpones Pakistan trip over coronavirus fears
US Defence Secretary Mark Esper is postponing his trip to Pakistan, India and Uzbekistan due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Pentagon press secretary Alyssa Farah tweeted that the trip had been delayed out of “abundance of caution” and helped manage the response to the virus outbreak by the defense department.
Schedule for the new trip has not been announced as of yet.
Over 1,000 confirmed cases have been reported with 28 deaths in the US.
The trip was scheduled to happen from 16th March to 20th.