Americans fleeing coronavirus in China to fly into San Diego military base

Carrying some 240 American diplomats and citizens, a Boeing 747 aircraft sits on the tarmac of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Chartered by the U.S. government, the plane flew from Wuhan, China, the source of the recent coronavirus outbreak. The plane will refuel while passengers clear customs and go through the Centers for Disease Control screening before heading to Ontario, California. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen)

SAN DIEGO — Some of the Americans fleeing the coronavirus outbreak in China will fly into a San Diego military base this week, congressional leaders announced Sunday.