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Videos can use content-based copyright law contains reasonable use Fair Use (). TWO Labour MPs have self-isolated over coronavirus fears after going to a London bus conference attended by an infected patient.  Alex Sobel, MP for Leeds NW, tweeted earlier today he was being tested as one of 250 people who may have come into contact with the killer bug. Read our coronavirus live blog for all the latest news and updates  The infected person is said to have visited the UK Bus Summit in Westminster on February 6 where Boris Johnson’s Buses Minister, Baroness Vere of Norbiton, was star speaker.  Mr Sobel wrote he has cancelled all engagements for 14 days until he is clear, adding: “*Statement* As has been reported by @harry_horton I attended the UK bus summit on the 6th Feb, where there was an attendee who has tested positive for coronavirus.  “Whilst I have been informed that I am at very low risk, I have called 111 to be formally assessed.”  And another Labour MP who went to the conference, Lillian Greenwood, today said she is cancelling all her public engagements and is at home to be “extra cautious”.  Mr Sobel told Sky News: “Because I’m an MP, and so for instance right now should be at surgery with constituents, we thought a reasonable precaution would be to self isolate.  “So I’m taking reasonable measures to isolate myself until next Wednesday evening.”  The MP said hours later that following advice he didn’t need to self isolate and hadn’t been tested for the virus. Were YOU at the conference? Email us at tips@the-sun.co.uk or call 0207 782 4368 . You can WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502.   There is now growing panic the patient could have infected any of the hundreds of people who attended the packed conference at the QEII centre.  It is also not clear whether she took a taxi or a Tube to the talk – sparking fears more Londoners could have been exposed to the virus, which has killed 1,384 people.  It is understood the person is the not the Chinese woman who hopped in an Uber and arrived at Lewisham Hospital in a huge breach of public health advice.  Transport Times, who organised the conference, were reportedly forced to fire out emails to attendees warning them that a visitor was one of Britain’s nine virus cases.  The email included a letter from Public Health England (PHE) that told the delegates to self-isolate, avoid contact with others and call the NHS helpline if they developed symptoms, according to FT.  It said: “While the degree of contact you may have had with the case at the summit is unlikely to have been significant, we are taking a precautionary approach and informing you.”  Among the conference guests were MPs and directors of national transport operators.  Speakers included Baroness Vere, David Brown, Chief Executive of bus company Go-Ahead,  Nottingham South MP Lilian G

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