News & Perspective

Jan 27, 2020

Jan 27, 2020
Chongqing light rail

Experts: nCoV spread in China's cities could trigger global epidemic

China's coronavirus outbreak total approaches 3,000 cases.

Jan 26, 2020

Jan 26, 2020
Wearing masks and respirators on China subway

As nCoV cases surge past 2,000, Canada now affected

China reports 688 new cases today, with the head of the World Health Organization en route.

Jan 24, 2020

Jan 24, 2020
Map of France

China's nCoV total tops 900 as outbreak expands to France

Also, Vietnam reports person-to-person spread as more locations confirm cases.

Jan 23, 2020

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

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 22, 2020
Pills and coins on a scale

WHO calls antibiotic pipeline insufficient

In 2 reports, the WHO said most antibiotics in development offer little benefit over existing ones, and too few are truly innovative.

Jan 21, 2020

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 20, 2020

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

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

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.

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