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Residents queue for free masks in Hong Kong, China.  Photograph: EPA/Miguel Candela

After more than a month confined to their homes, members of the Irish community under lockdown in Wuhan have been informed they will not be allowed to(...)

Workers from a disinfection service company sanitize a street in front of a branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony where a woman known as “Patient 31” attended a service in Daegu, South Korea. Photograph: Yonhap/Reuters

The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases beyond the e(...)

Jaguar Land Rover only has enough parts in its UK factories to last the next two weeks because of the impact of the coronavirus on the carmaker’s supply chain

Jaguar Land Rover only has enough parts in its UK factories to last the next two weeks because of the impact of the coronavirus on the carmaker’s supp(...)

A passenger  leaves on foot after dismembarking the Diamond Princess cruise ship  in quarantine due to fears of the new Covid-19 coronavirus in Yokohama on Wednesday. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images

Hundreds of quarantined passengers aboard a cruise ship docked in Yokohama walked on dry land on Wednesday for the first time in two weeks, amid growi(...)

People wear protective face masks as they walk on a street in Beijing on Monday. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images

In just over a month, the coronavirus outbreak has grown from a handful of cases in a provincial Chinese city to a global crisis of almost 72,000 case(...)

 A nurse and a doctor for tropical medicine wearing isolation suits demonstrate a decontamination procedure, in Berlin, Germany.  Photograph:  Sean Gallup/Getty Images

As I sit down to write this column, the death rate associated with the novel coronavirus infection in China remains unclear: an estimated mortality ra(...)

Flower shop owner Iris Leung wears her protective face mask as she delivers flowers with masks to customers on Valentine’s Day in Hong Kong. Photograph: AP

Beijing on Friday imposed a 14-day self-quarantine on people returning to the Chinese capital from holidays to prevent the spread of the new coronavir(...)

Michael McGreal and his wife Laura. Photograph courtesy of Michael McGreal

The Irish citizens under lockdown in Wuhan and confined to their homes indefinitely are “feeling the strain” after three weeks, as the coronavirus dea(...)

Residents wearing face masks shop at a market in Macau, China. Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

My young son wakes with weird spots on his face and complaining that his throat feels as if there’s something stuck in it. I know perfectly well this (...)

Bats are considered the probable source of the coronavirus outbreak spreading from China. Photograph: Kim Raff/The New York Times

The world has to face up to the reality that the current coronavirus epidemic is not a once-off. What’s more, scientists who study these viruses have(...)

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