The Australian government has issued a stark warning over the potential of widespread transmission across the nation.
Experts now say the coronavirus outbreak is likely to become a pandemic, despite WHO's initial reservations over using the term.
While confirmed cases of the coronavirus have spiked around the world, China teases easing lockdown in the epicentre of the crisis.
A spike in coronavirus cases in Italy has caused mass panic in Europe as major tourist events are cancelled and trains suspended.
A total of six Aussies removed from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have now tested positive for the deadly virus.
Passengers are disembarking the Diamond Princess cruise ship, with questions being raised as they return to the general population.
Images of Japan's 'naked festival' have fuelled fears online about coronavirus contagion in China's neighbouring country.
In the wake of Australia’s bushfires and fears over coronavirus, people have been warned about face masks that offer little or no protection.
The World Health Organisation says it is unclear how long the window of opportunity to fight the deadly virus will remain open.
The American woman was in a group of 143 allowed to leave the cruise in Cambodia, but later tested positive for coronavirus when stopped in Malaysia.
A risk assessment will be completed before each ship's arrival into Sydney Harbour as the first death outside Asia is reported.
Those returning to Beijing will face punishment for not isolating themselves as China reports thousands more cases of the deadly infection.
Norwegian Cruise Line has denied a passenger on board one of their cruise ships has been taken for testing over coronavirus fears.
Red flags were set off after the email was detected by a cyber security site earlier in February as cases of the deadly virus escalated across the globe.
There is a growing discontent inside and outside of China that the true impact of the virus hasn't been revealed.
A Sydney business owner says she may be forced to close her restaurant after customers have started walking out upon seeing her menu.