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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Coronavirus Timeline

December 31, 2019 China alerts WHO to a flu-like outbreak in Wuhan

January 9, 2020 WHO declares it to be a new type of coronavirus from the same family as SARS and MERS

January 13th, 2020 Authorities reveal the first case of the #coronavirus outside of China after a woman was quarantined in Thailand

January 20, 2020 China confirms person-to-person spread after four die

January 21, 2020 Face masks sell out in Shanghai

January 22, 2020 Deaths rise to 17, more than 540 cases are confirmed
International airports carry out thermal screenings
Chinese Health Commissioner Li Bin states "The virus has the potential to mutate and
there is a risk of further spread of the epidemic.

January 23, 2020 Wuhan goes into lockdown and residents try to flee the virus-hit province.

January 24, 2020 China aims to build a 1,000 bed hospital in six days and sends more medical staff to Wuhan

January 30, 2020 WHO declares the virus a global emergency

February 3, 2020 Public mouring and anger mount after the death of Dr. Li Wenliang who warned of the virus

February 4, 2020 Drugmakers race to find a vaccine or treatment but warn there is a long way to go

February 11, 2020 China's coronavirus death toll passes 1,000 surpassing that of the SARS epidemic
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