Coronavirus

Jan 24, 2020
Travelers at O'Hare Airport

With new nCoV case in Chicago, US says no travel to Wuhan

A woman in Chicago becomes the 2nd imported US case of the novel coronavirus.

Jan 24, 2020
CPR in hospital

Studies highlight nCoV similarity with SARS, family transmission

A study of Wuhan's earliest cases details serious SARS-like symptoms and a 15% death rate.

Jan 23, 2020
Hong Kong woman wearing surgical mask

WHO holds off on nCoV emergency declaration as cases soar

Also, CEPI announces a major push to develop vaccines as cases top 600.

Jan 22, 2020
WHO flag

WHO decision on nCoV emergency delayed as cases spike

The emergency committee holds off on declaring a public health emergency of international concern.

Jan 21, 2020
Nurse with IV drip

WHO eyes possible sustained nCoV spread in China

A Chinese medical community tracking numbers puts China's outbreak total at 321 cases.

Jan 21, 2020
Seattle from the air

US detects first novel coronavirus case, in traveler

The man didn't visit markets or have contact with sick patients while in Wuhan.

Jan 20, 2020
Blurry health workers in hallway

New coronavirus infects health workers, spreads to Korea

Fourteen health workers are now infected in the 218-case nCoV outbreak.

Jan 19, 2020
Shenzhen, China, skyline

Wuhan nCoV outbreak quadruples, spreads within China

A surge in the last past 2 days lifts the outbreak total to 198, with 1 new case in Shenzhen.

Jan 17, 2020
Asian boy in airport

As Thailand notes 2nd nCoV case, CDC begins airport screening

Screening will begin at airports in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

Jan 15, 2020

Second family cluster found in Wuhan novel coronavirus outbreak

New details in the outbreak emerge, including potential human-to-human spread.

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