The genome of COVID-19 is 86% similar to the SARS genome, yet the two strains have played out very differently.
Coronavirus kills 10, infects 712 on Diamond Princess: Purdue University professor says ship's AC could be responsible
The Diamond Princess proved to be a fertile ground for the virus with 712 cases and 10 deaths
Coronavirus pandemic: Japanese doctor who decried quarantine of cruise ship says Tokyo Olympics should not happen
Japanese government officials have said the Olympics will go ahead as scheduled and will not be held behind closed doors
Tokyo Olympics 2020 still on track, reassures Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as coronavirus pandemic casts shadow
Japan is still preparing to host the Olympics, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday, despite rising global concern about the viability of the Summer Games due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Four more Indians tested positive with coronavirus on Diamond Princess ship taking total number of infected Indians to 12
Passengers showing no signs of the deadly disease started deboarding the ship, Diamond Princess, after the quarantine period ended last week
Coronavirus outbreak: Second plane with 82 Diamond Princess passengers arrives in Hong Kong; to face further 14 days of quarantine
British-flagged Diamond Princess, operated by Carnival Corp, arrived in Yokohama, near Tokyo, on 3 February. with about 3,700 people onboard after the virus was diagnosed in a man who disembarked last month in Hong Kong
Coronavirus outbreak: Condition of eight infected Indians on board Diamond Princess cruise ship improving, says Indian embassy
Indian embassy said in a tweet that no additional Indian national on board the ship has tested positive for the virus since Thursday
Coronavirus outbreak: One dead in South Korea; fear grips country after research suggests disease more contagious than thought
Research suggested it was more contagious than thought and China appealed to its Southeast Asian neighbours for solidarity
Tokyo Olympics 2020: London can host Games if moved over coronavirus, says mayor candidate Shaun Bailey
London would be ready to host the 2020 Olympics if the outbreak of the coronavirus forced the Games to be moved from Tokyo, Shaun Bailey, the Conservative candidate for mayor of the British capital, has said.
Coronavirus outbreak: Two passengers from Diamond Princess cruise ship dead and 29 in serious condition, reports Japanese media
More than 620 passengers on Diamond Princess liner have been infected on ship, which has been quarantined since 3 February
Passengers aboard Diamond Princess docked off Japanese coast leave cruise ship after two-week quarantine ends
About 500 passengers left the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday at the end of a much-criticized two-week quaratine that failed to stop the spread of the new virus among passengers and crew.
Hundreds of passengers begin leaving Diamond Princess after two-week quarantine; 169 of 542 people tested positive for coronavirus remain on ship
Hundreds of passengers began leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday after the end of a much-criticised, two-week quarantine that failed to stop the spread of a new virus among passengers and crew
Russia to temporarily ban entry of Chinese nationals from Thursday amid coronavirus outbreak; borders with China, Mongolia closed
Russia will temporarily ban Chinese nationals from entering the country due to the virus outbreak centered in China that has infected more than 73,000 people worldwide
Coronavirus outbreak: 70 more people infected on Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan taking total number of cases to 355
The ship, with some 3,700 passengers and crew on board, has the most coronavirus infections outside China
Coronavirus outbreak: US to send aircraft to evacuate Americans aboard Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined at Japan port
The passengers would be required to undergo further quarantine of 14 days upon arriving in the United States
Indian Embassy in Japan says it is making efforts to disembark citizens aboard cruise ship Diamond Princess after quarantine period ends
The Indian Embassy in Japan on Saturday said it is making efforts to disembark all the Indians on board the cruise ship moored off the Japanese coast after the end of the quarantine period
Third Indian crew of Diamond Princess, cruise ship quarantined off Japanese coast, tests positive for coronavirus; at least 218 infected so far
A third Indian crew onboard a cruise ship off the Japanese coast has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Indian Embassy in Japan said on Friday
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.
Japan’s health ministry said Wednesday that 39 new cases of a virus have been confirmed on a cruise ship quarantined at a Japanese port
China coronavirus toll stands at 908 with rise in cases following sharp dip on Saturday; WHO experts likely to visit by Tuesday
Mainland China has reported another rise in cases of the new virus after a sharp decline the previous day, while the number of deaths grow by 97 to 908, with at least two more outside the country