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Doctor’s Death Highlights Dangers to Providers on Front Lines of Outbreak

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The death of a doctor who issued an early warning about the new virus in China represents a grim reminder that the first health care workers to recognize new outbreaks are sometimes among their earliest victims.

China Opens New Hospitals for Virus Patients

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China finished building a second new hospital Thursday to isolate and treat patients infected with the new coronavirus and moved people with milder symptoms into makeshift quarantine centers

Officials Question Report of Virus Spreading Before Symptoms

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German health officials have raised questions about a report that suggested the new virus from China could be spread by people who are not yet showing symptoms.

Hong Kong Reports Virus Death as Workers Strike at Hospitals

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Hong Kong hospitals cut services as thousands of medical workers went on strike for a second day Tuesday to demand the border with mainland China be shut completely.

Expert: Too Early to Tell When Virus Will Peak

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A doctor who led the World Health Organization's response to the 2002-03 SARS outbreak said it's too early to tell when the new coronavirus will peak.

Built in 10 days, China’s Virus Hospital Takes 1st Patients

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The first patients arrived Monday at a 1,000-bed hospital built in 10 days as part of China's sweeping efforts to fight a new virus that is causing global alarm.

U.S. Declares Emergency, New Entry Restrictions Due to Virus

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The United States on Friday declared a public health emergency and announced significant entry restrictions because of a new virus that hit China and has spread to other nations.

Virus Could Overwhelm Africa Health Systems

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A World Health Organization official in Africa says the new virus "could overwhelm health systems we have in Africa."

American Evacuated from China Still Wary of Deadly Virus

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Nearly 200 Americans were evacuated from the city of Wuhan and flown to March Air Reserve Base in Southern California until authorities confirm they don't have the virus.

UN Agency Declares Global Emergency over Coronavirus

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The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has spread to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency Thursday.