Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announced on Sunday January 26 on Europe 1 that the Chinese New Year parade planned in Paris has been canceled. “The Chinese community in Paris wanted to cancel the parade planned for this afternoon in Place de la République. Associations did not have the heart to celebrate“Said Anne Hidalgo, guest of Le Grand rendez-vous.
The virus that infected more than 2,000 people worldwide and killed 56 people in China originated from a market in the city of Wuhan that illegally sold wild animals.
“Do not give in to panic but at the same time, be vigilant and respect the decision of the Chinese associations of ParisAdded the mayor of Paris.
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