Coronavirus: hundreds of flights cancelled at Shanghai airport

Hundreds of flights at one of China’s busiest airports were cancelled on Tuesday as Shanghai raced to bring a local coronavirus outbreak under control.Health officials have tested thousands of staff at Pudong International Airport since a small cluster of Covid-19 cases in the city was linked to several cargo handlers.China – where the virus was first reported late last year – has largely brought the pandemic under control through travel restrictions and lockdowns but it is now battling a…