The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
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The US was hobbled by insufficient public health funding, a dearth of testing, and a president who ignored the warnings.
Researchers have made the startling discovery that cabins aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship harboured the novel coronavirus for up to 17 days after passengers had left the ship in Yokohama, Japan.
Limited coronavirus testing in the US so far means that people with mild cases probably haven't been confirmed as infected, so aren't counted.
The health screener first developed symptoms on Sunday, a week after last screening passengers. So far, the case appears mild.
Less than 500 Americans had been tested for the coronavirus as of Sunday, according to the CDC. South Korea has drive-through testing facilities.
Here's what the US could face in the coming months if the coronavirus spreads, according to the CDC.
The comments come as the Trump administration prepares to request an emergency funding package from Congress to combat the coronavirus.
The Wuhan virus, which has infected over 400 people and killed 9 in China, is spreading around the world. A pandemic could affect many businesses.
Investigators don't know the cause and haven't identified a single common brand or drug across all of the cases. Here's what you need to know.
Health authorities in Europe and the US had said that wearing a mask was not effective protection for most people. Now some may change that guidance.
Some American funeral homes are already offering free live-stream of services to accommodate guidelines that gatherings should not have more than 50 people.
The CDC suggests you clean and disinfect all "high-touch areas" in your home, from doorknobs to phones.
Some masks are selling for as little as R5 per mask, while others are selling for R150. None are recommended to protect you against the virus behind Covid-19.
The coronavirus jumps from person to person in saliva and phlegm droplets, and those typically travel 1m to 2m.
Different kinds of facial hair can prevent the necessary impenetrable seal from being formed. This graphic shows if your facial hair puts you at risk.
US officials described an ambitious 'funnel' system to make sure every passenger from Wuhan, China, to the US gets screened — no matter their route.
Airports in the US and parts of Asia have started screening travellers from Wuhan, central China, in the hope of stopping the disease from spreading.
The CDC is investigating at least 450 possible cases of vape-related illnesses in 33 states across the US. The illnesses have led to at least 5 deaths.
Triatoma sanguisuga, a bug that bites people's face and spreads parasites,is spreading in the US.
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