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The New Coronavirus Outbreak: What We Know So Far

The New Coronavirus Outbreak: What We Know So Far

The New Coronavirus Outbreak: What We Know So Far

Special Report

Special Report

A virus that originated in Wuhan, China, has sickened thousands in the country and spread to numerous other nations

The case involved the husband of an infected woman who recently traveled to China

January 30, 2020 — Megan Thielking and STAT

We need to treat it as the biological threat it is

The team plans to share the virus with groups around the world to spur development of diagnostics and vaccines

January 29, 2020 — Nature magazine

Although scientists have learned a lot so far, there is still much they do not know about the novel virus spreading in China and other countries

January 28, 2020 — Helen Branswell and STAT

If the virus cannot be contained, it could regularly circulating in the population like other common respiratory viruses

January 27, 2020 — Helen Branswell and STAT

The country has shut down all travel to and from Wuhan and nearby cities in an attempt to curb the spread of a new virus

January 25, 2020 — Tanya Lewis

The patient had recently returned to Chicago from Wuhan

January 24, 2020 — Helen Branswell and STAT

Evidence suggests at least one Chinese patient ignited a chain of human-to-human transmission

January 24, 2020 — Helen Branswell and STAT

A genetic analysis suggests a reptilian reservoir, but researchers doubt the coronavirus could have originated in animals other than birds or mammals

January 23, 2020 — Ewen Callaway, David Cyranoski and Nature magazine

The agency’s director-general said it is an emergency in China, but not yet globally

January 23, 2020 — Andrew Joseph and STAT

Federal disease agency director Anthony Fauci discusses the novel pathogen that has, so far, sickened hundreds in Asia and one person in the U.S.

January 22, 2020 — Tanya Lewis

The new coronavirus has sickened people in several countries, and there has been at least one confirmed case of human-to-human transmission

January 21, 2020 — Helen Branswell and STAT

The virus behind an outbreak that has sickened at least 59 people in Wuhan is thought to be a ​type of coronavirus, the family that includes SARS and MERS

January 9, 2020 — Helen Branswell and STAT

The virus has sickened 59 people so far but does not appear to be transmitting among humans

January 6, 2020 — Helen Branswell and STAT