‘Chinese people around the world have started wearing plastic containers and bags over their heads to protect themselves from coronavirus.
Photographs have surfaced on social media which appear to show the desperate measures people are taking to avoid catching the deadly disease which has killed more than 130 people already.
One picture shows a family, including a mother carrying her baby in a harness, wearing plastic bags in an airport.
Other photographs at Vancouver airport show a woman with a plastic water container over her head.
And one man even wore a motorcycle helmet as protection during a flight from Shanghai to Perth.
Marina Jambrina, a fellow passenger, told the Western Australian that most people on board were wearing masks. ‘