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South Korea and India join Wuhan evacuations over coronavirus

US and Japan also readying charter flights as death toll tops 100

SEOUL/NEW DELHI -- South Korea is preparing to extract its citizens from the coronavirus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, joining the U.S. and Japan in an expanding evacuation drive.

A total of 694 South Korean residents have applied for the charter flight, which is to depart on Thursday at the earliest.

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