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Li Wenliang was arrested and accused of spreading rumors in early January for participating in an online medical school chat room discussion, warning that the coronavirus is similar to severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS. Dr. Wenliang had warned that the virus could spread fast like SARS and that it had similar characteristics. Chinese censorship was then stepped up after the coronavirus started to spread and there was a rush of online critics exposing how the Chinese government was mishandling the epidemic in Wuhan. Dr. Wenliang caught the virus from a patient that he was treating for glaucoma. It's also...

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Coronavirus has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). As of February 1st 2020 304 people have died from coronavirus and over 12,000 have been infected. How did this spread so quickly and what is the time line? Well here's what happened... - In mid-December there were patients in a Wuhan hospital that were exhibiting symtoms of a flu-like winter illeness, which included coughing, shortness of breath, fever and coughing.  - January 1, 2020 The Wuhan wholesale seafood market was shut down as many who were infected worked there. The wholesale food market is where...

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According to the CDC the coronavirus (nCoV) is a new deadly respiratory virus which was first identified in Wuhan,  Hubei Province, China. It was thought that the virus originated at a large animal and seafood market which suggested that it was an animal to human virus, but as the virus continues to spead it is now thought to be a human to human virus.   According to the CDC it is unclear how transmission occurs from person to person. It is thought that it is transmitted through saliva droplets through a sneeze or a cough. It is also unknown whether it...

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