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Entertainment Gwyneth Paltrow dons mask on flight amid Coronavirus outbreak

20:50  26 february  2020
20:50  26 february  2020 Source:   wonderwall.com

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Amid coronavirus concerns, Gwyneth Paltrow masked up while traveling to Europe.

On Wednesday, the actress posted a picture to Instagram that showed her wearing a mask on her face while trying to protect from infection.

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A post shared by Gwyneth Paltrow (@gwynethpaltrow) on Feb 26, 2020 at 2:59am PST

"En route to Paris. Paranoid? Prudent? Panicked? Placid? Pandemic? Propaganda? Paltrow's just going to go ahead and sleep with this thing on the plane," she captioned the selfie.

Gwyneth then joked about her role in the 2011 medical action thriller "Contagion" alongside Matt Damon, in which her character died from a deadly disease.

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"I've already been in this movie," Gwyn joked. "Stay safe. Don't shake hands. Wash hands frequently."

a close up of Gwyneth Paltrow: Gwyneth Paltrow attends the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 5, 2020. © Daniele Venturelli/WireImage Gwyneth Paltrow attends the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 5, 2020.

The coronavirus has been tightening its grip in the world, as 80,000 people globally are said to be infected with the virus, which has caused 2,700 deaths. CNN reported on Wednesday that the virus has now spread to every continent except Antarctica.

The virus has actually sparked interest in "Contagion," as it jumped to No. 10 on the United States iTunes renting chart last month, The Daily Mail said. The 25-year-old film "Outbreak" also reentered the top 100.

Gwyneth's post caught the eye of her celebrity friends, with many urging her to stay safe.

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"Do it girl," Brooklyn Decker wrote.

Chelsea Handler wrote, "You stay safe. Without you, who would have known about ice sold show shows???"

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