The government has issued a travel advisory asking citizens to follow certain precautionary measures while visiting China in the wake of the outbreak of coronavirus. All travellers to China, especially to Wuhan city, have been advised to monitor their health closely. The advisory suggested avoiding close contact with people who are unwell or showing symptoms of illness, such as cough, runny nose among others. The travellers are advised to wear a mask if they have symptoms of respiratory problem. The advisory issued by the Union health ministry stated that even though the mode of transmission of the novel coronavirus is unclear as of now, those visiting China are advised to avoid travel to farms, live animal markets or where animals are slaughtered and refrain consuming “raw or under-cooked meat”.