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Coronavirus Shuts Down WeWork Locations

The deadly outbreak of coronavirus has forced WeWork to temporarily close its 100 sites in China.

“We’re monitoring [the buildings] and working with the Chinese government to make sure we’re following the proper guidelines,” said Marcelo Claure, WeWork Executive Chairman, who discussed the closings during a recent interview with CNBC.

According to Claure, no members have been infected with the disease. But WeWork is encouraging members to work at home or in other private settings in order to restrict the spread of the disease.

Coronavirus was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019. On Monday, publicly reported deaths eclipsed 1,000.

ABOUT Jo Meunier (née Disney)
Jo Meunier (née Disney)

Jo is AllWork's Senior Editor for the UK and Europe. Jo has worked within business centre and coworking circles since 2009, researching and contributing written features for numerous industry publications. She reports on the latest market news and delves into local issues with one main objective: to champion the flexible workspace industry and its members. Get in touch with Jo here or via [email protected]. View all posts by Jo Meunier (née Disney)

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