2019 ncov

Here’s How We’ll Know If The Wuhan Coronavirus Has Become A Pandemic

Here’s How We’ll Know If The Wuhan Coronavirus Has Become A Pandemic

In recent days, some public health experts and scientists have begun uttering the P-word in reference to a surging outbreak of the new coronavirus that’s already infected at least 24,000 people and killed over 400: pandemic. But when will we know if the Wuhan coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, has spread…

Patient Did Not Spread Wuhan Virus Before Showing Symptoms, Experts Say

Patient Did Not Spread Wuhan Virus Before Showing Symptoms, Experts Say

One of the scarier concerns about the Wuhan coronavirus may be overblown. This week, researchers appeared to debunk findings from last week that suggested the virus could spread from people not showing symptoms. Indeed, it seems the patient initially suspected of passing on the infection while asymptomatic did in fact…

Stop Touching Your Face

Stop Touching Your Face

The new decade has brought along a SARS-like, pneumonia-causing coronavirus that’s already sickened at least 9,000 people and killed over 200 worldwide. If you’re scared about threats like the Wuhan virus, then there’s one very easy thing you can start doing for the sake of your health and others—stop touching…