A man has died in Hong Kong taking the global death toll to 427.
Daniel Ou Yang spoke about his frustrating communication with authorities and missing the first evacuation flight to Christmas Island.
The virus has killed 361 people and there are 12 confirmed cases in Australia.
All passengers and crew were given masks and hand sanitiser, and the crew remained on the upper deck.
Once home to a notorious detention centre, the island's future is in eco-tourism.
More security, police in Canberra after refugee protest.
Over the past decade, we've wiped out mammals, birds, amphibians and more. And it's all to our own detriment.
Hey mates, where are you all going?
Between 70 and 90 per cent of coral in the shallow water around Christmas Island are bleached due to rising ocean temperatures
CANBERRA -- A suspected asylum seeker boat has managed to slip to within 100-200 metres of the shore of Christmas Island