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The lobby of the 5-star Marco Polo Wuhan hotel is pictured deserted as guests and visitors stay away due to the COVID-19 virus affecting the city of Wuhan in Hubei province on January 29, 2020.

A 5-star hotel in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, has opened its doors to emergency workers and stranded guests. Here’s what i...

The staff of Marco Polo Wuhan are delivering room service to guests and exercising daily at 10 a.m. as the city fights the coronavirus outbreak.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

The coronavirus outbreak is reaching a global tipping point, and the window to contain it is ‘narrowing,’ according to WHO

"This outbreak could go any direction," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday, warning that "it could even be messy."

After supermarket frenzy, Singapore and Malaysia are working to stop cross-border coronavirus cases

The high travel volume between both countries could lead to more cross-border cases.
A medical worker puts on a face shield during a drill as part of preparations for a potential Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) outbreak, at a private hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, June 24, 2015.

Workers on the front lines of coronavirus response at 6 US hospitals reveal what they do when a suspected case comes in

"We're trying to provide that personalized and compassionate care, while at the same time minimizing any potential for transmission," one doctor said.
An exhibition center has been converted into a hospital in Wuhan, February 5, 2020.

Some coronavirus patients experience nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea before they get a fever. They could spread the virus through poop.

Though the virus primarily causes fever and difficulty breathing, these rarer symptoms sometimes appear first.

5 British nationals tested positive for the coronavirus after staying at a French ski resort

French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn made a statement at a press conference that those infected are not in serious condition.
Hyo-Jick Choi (right) and Ilaria Rubin (left).

A biomedical engineer created a mask coated in salt that he says could neutralize viruses like the coronavirus in 5 minutes

A research team says coating surgical face masks in table salt allows them to kill pathogens, thereby reducing disease transmission.

Singapore’s Wuhan virus cases rise to 7 – here are 4 major updates you need to know

With no end in sight to the Wuhan virus outbreak, the Singapore Government announced a slew of new measures to combat its spread on Tuesday (Jan 28).

Wuhan virus: Over 100,000 sign online petition calling for Singapore to ban travellers from China

The original petitioner wrote that "our health and our loved ones' health are what should be prioritised the most". 

Chinese gangs purposely infecting pigs with African swine fever so they can buy cheap, and sell the meat as healthy stock

Some gangs are leaving infected feed in sties and are even using drones to spread contamination.