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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.
A security official stands guard as an ambulance arrives with a patient at Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong on January 22.

2 studies of coronavirus patients suggest the disease’s incubation period could be longer than the standard quarantine period of 14 days

The novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed at least 2,250 people and infected more than 76,000 people in about eight weeks.
Health workers wear full protective clothing during cleanup operations at Amoy Gardens, where over 200 residents were infected with the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) virus, April 4, 2003 in Hong Kong.

The new coronavirus has killed nearly 3 times as many people in 8 weeks as SARS did in 8 months. Here’s how the 2 outbreaks compare.

SARS killed 774 people between November 2002 and July 2003. More than 2,100 people have died from the new Wuhan coronavirus since December.
"Final Fantasy VII Remake" is one of the biggest PlayStation 4 games of 2020, and it was scheduled to be shown at PAX East 2020.

PlayStation is skipping a major video-game conference because of ‘increasing concerns’ over the coronavirus outbreak

Sony's PlayStation group is pulling games and staff from the year's first major gaming convention because of the coronavirus outbreak.
A man in Wuhan, China.

There’s a good chance the Wuhan coronavirus will never disappear, experts say. There are only 3 possible endings to this story.

"We're in the beginnings of a mild pandemic right now," one expert said of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Only 1 in 19 people who might have the coronavirus are being diagnosed in Wuhan, new research suggests

New estimates of novel coronavirus cases in the city of Wuhan, China, place the number of infected people far higher than the current reports.
President Trump delivers a statement in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC, February 6, 2020.

Trump said people think the coronavirus will go away in April. Some experts say that could happen — but it’s not purely a good thing.

The Wuhan coronavirus has killed more than 1,000 people. Trump said it could go away by April. But even if that turns out to be true, it could return.
A man holds a pangolin at a wild animal rescue center in Cuc Phuong, outside Hanoi, Vietnam, September 12, 2016.

The new coronavirus may have jumped to people from endangered pangolins, some researchers now suggest

The new coronavirus that started in Wuhan, China, originated in animals, but experts are still working to pin down which.
Li Wenliang wears a respirator mask, following the coronavirus outbreak, in Wuhan, China, February 3, 2020.

Whistleblower doctor Li Wenliang, who was censored after sounding the alarm about the coronavirus, has died in Wuhan

A doctor in Wuhan, China, who issued an early warning about the new coronavirus and was silenced by police, died early on Friday.

‘Stop flights’: People worldwide are cancelling trips to Singapore, after news that the coronavirus has spread to locals

Spooked netizens have taken to social media to demand refunds for their trips to the city-state.