We will continue to update relevant breaking news items on the outbreak - please see links to external reources below (last updated 17/02/2020):

Africa WHO COVID-19 update. 15 February, 2020. Click Here 

Africa prepares for the coronavirus - THE LANCET. 15 February, 2020. Click Here

Egypt confirms coronavirus case, the first in Africa - AL Jazeera. 14 February, 2020. Click Here 

Coronavirus: A cameroon Student on how he recovered - BBC UK. 17 February 2020. Click Here

Scientists fear coronavirus spread in countries least able to contain it - Nature. 13 February 2020. Click Here

Coronavirus rapid response call: Diagnosing and understanding coronavirus - National Institute for Health Research. 04 February 2020. Click Here

NIHR and UKRI launch £20 million funding call for novel coronavirus research - National Institute for Health Research. 04 February 2020. Click Here

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak - WHO. January 2020. Click Here

Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and its inactivation with biocidal agents - The Journal of Hospital Infection. 22 January 2020. Click Here

Did pangolins spread the China coronavirus to people? - Nature. 07 February 2020. Click Here

Latest Study Suggests The New Coronavirus Is Also Spreading Via Feces - Science Alert. 09 February 2020. Click Here

WHO to accelerate research and innovation for new coronavirus - WHO. 06 February 2020. Click Here

‘This beast is moving very fast.’ Will the new coronavirus be contained—or go pandemic? - Science Mag. 05 February 2020. Click Here

Coronavirus latest: First infection detected in Africa - Nature. 17 FEBRUARY 2020 | CORRECTION 31 JANUARY 2020. Click Here

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Depatrment Of Health, Australian Government. Updated regularly. Click Here

African countries rush to reinforce 'fragile' defences against coronavirus - The Guardian. 04 February 2020. Click Here  

COVID-19 Rapid Response Call, research funding oportunity - UKRI Medical Research Council. 04 February 2020. Click Here

Study claiming new coronavirus can be transmitted by people without symptoms was flawed - Science Mag. 03 February 2020. Click Here

China issues 'urgent' appeal for protective medical equipment - as it happened - The Guardian. 04 February 2020. Click Here

Novel coronavirus from Wuhan could transmit through human faeces, say scientists: Report - Channel News Asia. 03 February 2020. Click Here

Gilead Drug to Undergo Human Trials in China to Cure Coronavirus - Bloomberg News. 03 February 2020. Click Here


Earlier News links:

Mining coronavirus genomes for clues to the outbreak’s origins - Science. 31 January 2020. Click Here

Statement of the Second Meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee on the Outbreak of New Coronaviruses in 2019 - WHO. 30 January 2020, Chinese translation. Click Here

Factbox: Latest on the coronavirus spreading in China and beyond - Reuters. 28 January 2020. Click Here

China coronavirus: mayor of Wuhan admits mistakes - The Guardian. 27 January 2020. Click Here

China heads into Lunar New Year on shutdown as virus spreads to Europe - Reuters. 23 January 2020. Click Here

Novel Coronavirus Information Center - Elsevier. Chinese language content available. Click Here

Clinical research federation responding to the Wuhan novel coronavirus outbreak - Oxford centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health. 22 January 2020. Click Here

UN health agency urges China to continue search for source of new virus, as Thailand case emerges - UN News. 13 January 2020. Click Here

Coronavirus Outbreak - South China Morning Post. Click Here