Prehospital providers are the first line of contact with patients who show signs and symptoms of a viral infection.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
China counted 170 deaths from a new virus Thursday and more countries reported infections, including some spread locally.
People around the world are buying up protective face masks in hopes of keeping the new virus from China at bay. But do the masks work? It depends.
World health officials expressed “great concern” Wednesday that a dangerous new virus is starting to spread between people outside of China.