ADDIS ABABA - Delegates attending the annual African Union (AU) summit in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, are being screened for coronavirus.

Health officials have been stationed at the entry points of the main auditorium to check temperatures of people coming in.

The three-day meeting which began on Sunday brings together heads of governments, tycoons, activists, and other high-profile guests.

Several countries in Africa have reported suspected cases of the virus, but so far all tests have come back negative.

The deadly, virus which broke out in China's Wuhan city, has so far killed 908 people in China and more than 40,000 people have been infected worldwide.(FA)