Mail Online reports: “The unidentified patients are thought to be from Wuhan, the city at the heart of the outbreak which has killed 17 people and potentially infected thousands.
“Tests have failed to rule out coronavirus. The patients are being treated at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.
“It is believed the travellers recently flew to London on a flight from Wuhan, ground zero for the outbreak in China that has killed at least 17 people and infected about 600 others, the Daily Record reports.
While initial tests have not been able to rule out coronavirus, “senior doctors believed the timing of the flights and symptoms gave grounds to be optimistic that they were suffering from common flu”.
Updates are expected later today.
Meanwhile, the UK is monitoring flights arriving from China, “as part of a series of precautionary measures after the spread of a new coronavirus”.
The Mirror reports: “The measures, announced by the Department of Health, will apply to flights from Wuhan to London Heathrow.