As the new coronavirus, Covid-19, continues to spread within China and beyond, public health officials have struggled to answer major questions about the threat it poses to the wider world. In this episode of Full Story, Alison Rourke and Celina Ribeiro trace the virus’s spread and review how China and Australia have responded so far
The novel coronavirus is officially called Sars-CoV-2 The disease it causes is Covid-19. The WHO initially said, for ease of communication, it would refer publicly to both the virus and disease as Covid-19, and we followed this at the time of recording.
You can follow all of the Guardian’s reporting on the coronavirus outbreak here. There is a live blog daily as well as news reports and analysis on news out of China and the rest of the world.