The impacts of coronavirus on cities are extraordinarily difficult. Yet around the world, cities are responding rapidly and decisively to the crisis and its implications for urban life.
Models can predict the risk and spread of diseases and establish the time and place to implement optimal prevention and control mechanisms.
With the enhanced capabilities of today's robots and drones, recent examples from China and Thailand and ongoing research show that they have the potential to help us navigate disasters.
Emphasizing foreign origins of a disease can have racist connotations and implications for how people understand their own risk of disease.
The human spirit is tested during difficult times, but a scholar already has found examples of how people found ways to support one another in China. Other countries have shown similar resilience.
Despite the delays caused by the coronavirus, China has the capability to at least comply with promises in the phase one trade deal with the US.
The US has public health agencies at the federal, state and local level. The spread of coronavirus is putting those agencies in the spotlight. What roles does each play and how are they coordinated?
An effective vaccine against lies, spin and confusion.
Pandemic does not refer to the lethality of a virus but to its transmissibility and geographical extension.
What can you do to keep yourself and your family safe from the coronavirus? A public health scholar explains antiseptics – and emphasizes the importance of good hand-washing.
Viruses are basically parasites and, as such, can wreak havoc -- but not always. Viruses are within you right now. Viruses cause the most damage when they jump from a familiar host to a new host.
While identifying a new disease by its place of origin seems intuitive, history shows that doing so can have serious consequences for the people that live there.
Poor communication and misinformation is yet another way an epidemic can cause harm. So it's important health authorities get their messaging right.
A new tool has been developed to track the history of the novel coronavirus and other recent outbreaks.
To mitigate the dissemination of medical hoaxes, Southeast asian governments have taken various approaches.
The World Health Organization has said the coronavirus is not yet a pandemic. That raises a question: just what is a pandemic? An expert explains.
The economic impacts of the new coronavirus on the travel and tourism industry will be felt in every corner of the world and almost every sector of the economy.
Wuhan, China, the epicentre of the 2019-nCoV outbreak, is now under lockdown. What does that mean for its 11 million citizens, and for the rest of the world?
The strong crisis management in Wuhan will probe the capacity of the Chinese government to prepare adequately for pandemic and may test Xi's rule.
The declaration does not mean the risk to Canadians has changed, but it does mean Canada must step up to help those countries with weaker heath-care systems.