Empty shells of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, may help clarify how well the virus stands up to humidity, heat, and other environmental changes.
Fears over coronavirus are raising doubts about the Chances of postponing or canceling the biggest sporting event on the planet, the Olympics.
Italian authorities have announced sweeping closures in the country’s north as they scramble to contain Europe’s biggest outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
The spread of the new coronavirus has intensified around the world, with the number of cases more than doubling to 433 in South Korea.
Here’s a summary of what we know about the coronavirus outbreak so far on Monday. More information will be published soon.
News reports and health officials have reported widely varied estimates of death rates for this outbreak. Schaffner cautions that calculating those numbers in a fast-moving outbreak is difficult.