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WHO says COVID-19 'appears not as deadly as other coronaviruses,' but the disease has already infected and killed more people than SARS and MERS combined
As of Tuesday, February 18, the World Health Organization says 'there is still no specific medicine recommended to prevent or treat the novel coronavirus'
The photo was taken in 2014, showing participants of an art project remembering Katzbach Nazi concentration camp victims
Having a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would 'centralize the response to emerging infectious diseases threats' according to an infectious disease expert
The video was taken in Palau and was uploaded in July 2019
The World Health Organization says the virus 'has spread to countries with both hot and humid climates, as well as cold and dry'
Recovery from the disease is evidence that 'the virus can be eliminated,' says Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo
WHO says drinking traditional herbal teas is ‘not specifically recommended as 2019-nCoV remedies as they are not effective to protect yourself’
An Agence France-Presse team arrived in Wuhan the day the city was placed under lockdown, and over the next week captures remarkable images of shock and resignation, despair and bravery
Asymptomatic patients may pass on the virus to others, but it's unlikely that this is the main driver of the spread of the 2019-nCoV
(UPDATED) But experts call for the Chinese scientists to release more data from their research
Some do what they can amid the national government’s incompetence
The photo was taken in 2008 when a medical team from Japan helped out in China after the Sichuan earthquake
The World Health Organization says 'there is no evidence' that garlic can protect humans from 2019-nCoV
In this uber-globalized world, we have to accept that when China sneezes we will all likely catch a cold. But how can we minimize the risk?
From misinformation to supply chain disruption, here's how the virus is affecting the tech industry
WHO has not said that temperatures affect the spread of the virus
(3rd UPDATE) Starting off as an 'unexplained pneumonia' in Wuhan, China, the novel coronavirus infects at least 20,000 across 26 countries and kills 494 in a matter of weeks
Why are the trolls dabbling in the coronavirus issue? To stem the tide of public sentiment against China, and shield this government from the backlash of its pro-China policies
The novel coronavirus is the 6th public health emergency of international concern to be declared by the WHO. Previous emergencies include the outbreaks of swine flu, ebola, and zika virus.
How are airlines preventing infection? What happens to the foreigners left behind?
The declaration of an international emergency by the WHO emphasizes the importance of global solidarity and cooperation in the face of the coronavirus threat
(UPDATED) Several fact-checking organizations that are signatory to Poynter's International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) collaborated to combat disinformation on the 2019 novel coronavirus or nCoV
Paano nga ba kumakalat ang novel coronavirus?
Go to these websites and pages to get accurate information about the 2019 novel coronavirus
Narito ang ilan sa mga detalye tungkol sa 2019-nCoV batay sa impormasyon mula sa Department of Health
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the 2019 nCoV belongs to Coronaviridae, a 'completely different family of viruses.' It is not rabies.
It’s not the virus. It’s not the Chinese flying into the Philippines. It’s panic.
'Panicking is a normal reaction to the discovery of a virus, but we have to try harder as the general public to respond'
An expert says the fact that the virus had spread beyond China, to Japan and Thailand, was 'starting to make us fear that interhuman transmission is possible'