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A Manhattan-area GameStop store.

GameStop reportedly told employees to wrap their hands in plastic bags while they continued working during the coronavirus outbreak

GameStop store employees are being told to wrap plastic bags around their hands as they continue to work during the coronavirus outbreak.
Medical staff, wearing protective gear, move a patient infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) from an ambulance to a hospital on March 9, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea.

A comprehensive timeline of the new coronavirus pandemic, from China’s first COVID-19 case to the present

In less than three months, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, has spiraled into pandemic and global lockdown of millions of people.
Photos show Disneyland in Anaheim, California, before and after it closed to the public on March 14 due to coronavirus concerns.

Disneyland, the National Mall, and other iconic attractions across the US are barely recognizable as people practice social distancing and authorities...

Before-and-after photos show how efforts to contain the coronavirus have emptied out major US tourist attractions and other typically crowded places.
A medical worker puts on a face shield during a drill as part of preparations in the event of a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak, at a private hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, June 24, 2015.

Nike is prototyping face shields for doctors and nurses in Oregon as the coronavirus rips through the globe

As some of its stores slowly reopen across the globe, Nike is stepping up to help healthcare professionals during the coronavirus outbreak.
Volunteers wearing face masks stand next to vegetables to be delivered to residents of a residential area in Wuhan.

China took at least 12 strict measures to control the coronavirus. They could work for the US, but would likely be impossible to implement.

In China, COVID-19 infections have ground to a near halt, thanks to their fever clinics and free tests. Could America follow suit?
A doctor examines a patient who is infected by the coronavirus at a hospital in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province.

What to know about the coronavirus outbreak in 19 charts and maps

Here's where the coronavirus has spread, how quickly the case total has grown, and how the outbreak compares to others.
Adrienne Marchetti, executive director of the Pawtucket Soup Kitchen, wipes down the tables inside the dining room where meals are served on March 2, 2020.

The coronavirus lives on copper for 4 hours, on cardboard for 1 day, and on plastic for 3 days, new research says. Here’s how to disinfect these...

The coronavirus tends to spread via droplets passed between people. But viral particles can also live on surfaces for hours or days.
A nurse at Lenval pediatric hospital in Nice, France, on March 5.

Multiple experts say up to 70% of Americans could be infected with the coronavirus and 1 million could die if no treatment is found — so people ...

In a panel, experts at UC San Francisco urged everyone over 60 to stay home and not fly. They predict up to 70% of Americans will get infected.
Actor Tom Hanks.

It’s summer in Australia, and the coronavirus is circulating there — evidence that warm weather won’t necessarily curtail the outbre...

Tom Hanks confirmed Wednesday that he and his wife tested positive for the new coronavirus in Australia, where it's summer.
Members of a Servpro cleanup crew wearing hazardous material suits prepare to enter Life Care Center of Kirkland, the Seattle-area nursing home at the epicenter of one of the biggest coronavirus outbreaks in the United States, on March 11, 2020.

The coronavirus is officially a pandemic. Here’s what that means, and 8 other outbreaks that got the designation — or should have.

The last infectious disease outbreak that the World Health Organization labeled a pandemic was H1N1 flu in 2009.