Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (blue/pink) cultured in the lab. Credit: NIAID-RML
Coronavirus

Coronavirus headlines

Virus has infected over 79,000 people globally. Rapid spread raises fears of global pandemic. US readies for COVID-2019 pandemic, school and business closures.

Coronavirus

How to prepare for the Coronavirus

There is growing concern that novel coronavirus might be the next pandemic virus, spreading around the world and possibly reaching the U.S. in weeks to months.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus headlines

The UW MetaCenter for Pandemic Disease Preparedness and Global Health Security will hold a forum next Wednesday on Coronavirus. It’s open to the public but seating is limited