China's Huawei has postponed this year's annual developer conference due to the coronavirus. The event would have been held from February 11-12 in Shenzhen, about 960 kilometers far from the site of the first appearance of the virus in Wuhan. The organizers have changed the date to March 27-28.

According to the conference website, the company attaches the highest priority to the safety of participants in the current situation.

Organizations distribute masks to the employees and warn them not to travel near Wuhan. Huawei and also the Chinese manufacturer Foxconn have asked their employees not to get in contact with animals.