WHO emergencies director hailed the 'tremendous amount of scientific investigation' done by the Chinese, but said international experts needed to be reassured about the quality of the science
'No reason to lay back and relax' as imported coronavirus cases in China could start a second wave of infections
Airlines have been ordered to sharply cut international flights along with restrictions on foreigners entering the country.
Currently, there are no medicines or preventive vaccines targeting the virus, with most patients receiving only supportive care.
Number of known asymptomatic cases is classified, and not included in official data but sources say it could be more than 40,000.
Coronavirus Outbreak FAQ: N95 masks, safe meat, how to stay informed on latest as Covid-19 pandemic spreads further
The Indian government has set up a 24x7 helpline for queries about the virus and its victims, with the number of cases rising quickly in many Asian countries.
Coronavirus outbreak: Millions across Asia, Europe, America isolate themselves to curb COVID-19 spread; 1,81,000 infected in total
To slow the spread of coronavirus, countries put in stringent new measures with borders slamming shut, schools and businesses closing and increasingly drastic restrictions on movement in place, tens of millions of people were hunkered down Tuesday.
At the time of writing, the death toll from Coronavirus, named COVID-19 by WHO, has crossed 3,200 and the number of cases has gone beyond 95,000.
Auto sales decline in February: Coronavirus outbreak in China hits component supply; challenge to continue for few weeks
Automakers Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd and Tata Motors said their supply of parts from China had been hit, as fallout from the coronavirus outbreak mounts.
Coronavirus outbreak: Chinese doctor who postponed wedding to treat patients in Wuhan dies due to novel virus infection
A 29-year-old Chinese doctor, who postponed his wedding to treat patients infected with the deadly coronavirus, has died treating them after being infected by the virus, the ninth fatality among the healthcare providers working to contain the outbreak.
Guterres' greatest worry was the spread of the virus to areas that aren't able to deal with it like some African countries.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Too early to say whether coronavirus threatens to force cancellation of Games, says WHO
The outbreak has caused numerous sports events in China to be canceled, postponed, or moved, including qualifying events for the Tokyo Olympics.
Coronavirus outbreak: Formula 1, FIA and promoters to meet to find Chinese Grand Prix solution after postponement
The 19 April race in Shanghai has been put on hold, F1 managing director Ross Brawn said the inaugural Vietnam Grand Prix set for 5 April in Hanoi is going ahead as planned
Coronavirus toll leaps to 1,310 in China's Hubei, which also sees 14,840 new confirmed cases; officials using new methodology to count infected
The Chinese province at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in the death toll on Thursday, as global health experts warned the epidemic could get far worse before it is brought under control.
People are now focused on what will happen after the quarantine is withdrawn and people once again crowd onto public transport to head to work.
With 61 confirmed cases of coronavirus on quarantined cruise ship at Yokohama, Japan turns away luxury liner from Hong Kong
Japan on Friday reported 41 new cases of a virus on a quarantined cruise ship and turned away another luxury liner while the death toll in mainland China rose to 636, including a doctor who got in trouble with authorities in the communist country for sounding an early warning about the disease threat.
Medical teams from the People’s Liberation Army arrive in Wuhan to relieve overwhelmed health workers, work at the hospital.
On 30 January, the WHO declared the outbreak a global health emergency, acknowledging that the disease is a risk beyond China.
The 44-year-old Chinese man from Wuhan was hospitalized with a fever, cough, sore throat and died after developing severe pneumonia.
Maldives' president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih thanks India for evacuating seven Maldivians from coronavirus-hit Wuhan
Maldivian president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Sunday expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for the evacuation of seven Maldivian nationals from the coronavirus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan.
Coronavirus outbreak: India temporarily suspends e-visa facility for Chinese travellers and foreigners residing in China
'Due to certain current developments, travel to India on e-visas stands temporarily suspended with immediate effect', the Indian Embassy announced