Here's what we know so far on what COVID-19 does to the human body in cases of infections and deaths.
Experts from the World Health Organisation have visited the locked-down central Chinese city at the epicentre of the deadly global coronavirus outbreak, Chinese authorities have said.
Hong Kong began enforcing a mandatory two-week quarantine for anyone arriving from mainland China, a dramatic escalation of its bid to stop the deadly new coronavirus from spreading.
As the deadly coronavirus has spread worldwide, it has carried with it xenophobia - and Asian communities around the world are finding themselves subject to suspicion and fear.
US airlines cut hundreds of flights to China and State Department advises people not to travel there due to outbreak.
A new virus has killed 81 people in China and infected almost 3 000 people, with cases confirmed in several countries.
Inflamed by past scares and Hollywood disaster blockbusters, few things feed collective panic like a virus, experts said Thursday, as China locked down the epicentre of a deadly flu-like outbreak.
Scientists said they had found evidence that SARS-like corona-viruses can jump straight from a type of Chinese bat to humans.
Three more people have died in Saudi Arabia from the new SARS-like coronavirus, bringing the worldwide death toll to 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
The World Health Organisation said there was no sign of sustained spread of a deadly new strain of bird flu among people in China.
The lockdown of Guo Jing's neighbourhood in Wuhan - the city at the heart of China's new coronavirus epidemic - came suddenly and without warning.
The toll is the highest reported since the outbreak began and more than twice Tuesday's figure.
Anxious Singapore shoppers formed long lines at grocery stores and cleared the shelves of essential items, after the city-state raised its alert level over China's coronavirus outbreak.
A Chinese woman infected with the new coronavirus showed a dramatic improvement after she was treated with a cocktail of anti-virals used to treat flu and HIV, Thailand's health ministry has said.
The deadly new coronavirus that has broken out in China, 2019-nCoV, will afflict a minimum of tens of thousands of people and will last at least several months, researchers estimate based on the first available data.
Chinese authorities have rapidly expanded a mammoth quarantine effort aimed at containing a deadly contagion, as nervous residents were checked for fevers and the death toll climbed to 26.
China is rushing to build a new hospital in a staggering 10 days to treat patients at the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak that has stricken hundreds of people.
The World Health Organisation on Monday urged health workers around the world to be on the alert for symptoms of the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS).
Two more people in Saudi Arabia have died from a new strain of coronavirus.
China confirmed three more cases of bird flu as authorities sought to curb a deadly outbreak by banning live poultry sales and disinfecting schools.
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