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Ford Limits Business Trips, Discloses Two Virus Cases (Correct)

March 4, 2020, 2:17 PM

Ford Motor Co. will restrict air travel for most of this month after two employees in China contracted the coronavirus.

The employees were quarantined after being diagnosed with the virus, officially named Covid-19, and they’re recovering, Anderson Chan, a Ford spokesman, said in an email. He declined to reveal the employees’ location, gender, ages or whether they were factory or office workers.

Effective Tuesday, Ford curbed non-essential business travel -- both international and domestic -- until March 27. The U.S. automaker joins multinational companies including Nestle SA and L’Oreal SA in limiting business tripsin hopes of guarding employees ...