Visit RT to read stories on the deadly coronavirus that was first diagnosed in China, including breaking news and latest updates. News of the Chinese coronavirus spread quickly around the world after the World Health Organization announced that a new SARS-linked virus was behind an outbreak of pneumonia in China – stay with RT to learn all the details on how events unfolded. Most cases of the coronavirus have been in the city of Wuhan, which is one of China’s many big transportation hubs, serving over 100 flight destinations, with direct planes to countries including South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, USA, Russia, UK and France. Throughout January, hundreds of people were confirmed to be infected with the Chinese coronavirus, with over 15 lethal cases. On Thursday, January 23rd, Wuhan and two other Chinese cities were put on lockdown to stop the virus from spreading, as airports in big cities in China and around the world enhanced their security measures – get the latest updates on RT. Find official statements on the Chinese coronavirus on RT, as well as news on the numbers of people infected or dead, and on any possible treatment. Read experts’ and analysts’ opinions on the virus, as well as on medicine in general.