Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has tested positive for coronavirus after returning from a US trip
Dutton said he tested positive for the virus after waking up with a temperature and sore throat on Friday. He was in the US last week.
It comes amid PM Scott Morrison announcing an effective ban on gatherings of more than 500 people, in light of the coronavirus.
Organized, 'non-essential' gatherings of 500 people or more will be effectively banned in Australia in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus
It does not include gatherings deemed essential, including people going to school, university lectures, airports, and using public transport.
The US has reported 41 coronavirus deaths among more than 1,700 cases. Here's what we know about the US patients.
Thirty-one people have died in Washington state, four in California, two in Florida, and one each in New Jersey, South Dakota, Georgia, and Kansas.
Justin Trudeau's wife has tested positive for COVID-19. Experts explain the possible fallout if a world leader caught the coronavirus.
Several experts weighed in on the social, political, and economic impacts of what would happen if a major world leader were to contract COVID-19.
Experts say there could be an influx of new coronavirus patients, and hospitals are taking steps now to prepare.
The outbreak was declared a pandemic on Wednesday. A slew of major cancellations in the US followed, including sports seasons and movie premieres.
"You know, I was never a big hand shaker, as you probably heard," Trump said. "But once you become a politician, shaking hands is very normal."
Italy, home to more than 60 million people, is on lockdown. All shops are closed. Here's how the coronavirus crisis there has unfolded.
The coronavirus has infected 12,000-plus people and killed nearly 830 others in Italy, making it the worst-hit country outside of Asia.
The coronavirus death rate is roughly 3.4%, but that doesn't tell the full story. Here's everything we know so far about how deadly COVID-19 really is.
The death rate will likely drop as more cases are diagnosed, but experts say it's still at least 10 times higher than that of seasonal flu.
Coronavirus live updates: More than 128,000 people have been infected and over 4,700 have died. The US has reported 38 deaths. Here's everything we know.
The World Health Organization has declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic. It has spread to more than 100 countries.
It's summer in Australia, and the coronavirus is circulating there — evidence that warm weather won't necessarily curtail the outbreak
Tom Hanks confirmed Wednesday that he and his wife tested positive for the new coronavirus in Australia, where it's summer.
Many coronavirus patients are passing the virus before showing symptoms, a new study found — yet another reason for social distancing
Coronavirus patients can infect others before their symptoms start. That's why social distancing is necessary.
Here's where the coronavirus has spread, how quickly the case total has grown, and how the outbreak compares to others.
The US military just fired back at Iranian-linked militias in Iraq, one day after a rocket attack killed a British Army medic and two Americans
"All options are on the table as we work with our partners to bring the perpetrators to justice and maintain deterrence," the Defense Secretary said.
These playlists provide a surprisingly intimate look at how people across the globe are feeling about and coping with the ongoing crisis.
More than half of US states have declared states of emergency to fight coronavirus — here's what it means for them
Leaders in states across the country are ramping up their responses to the novel coronavirus, which has already killed 41 people in the United States.
Oracle, Apple, Google, and Amazon are among the largest global companies who have restricted travel or asked their employees to work remotely as a precaution against the novel coronavirus. Here's the full list.
As the coronavirus spreads across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the US, companies are restricting travel and asking employees to work from home.
"For coke, Brazil has emerged as a major exporter nation," one analyst in Europe said.
New York police addressed rampant social-media rumors that the NYC subway system will shut down amid the novel-coronavirus pandemic
Viral disinformation texts and tweets suggested that New York City may shut down the subway system and encouraged recipients to panic buy.
The coronavirus is officially a pandemic. Here's what that means, and 8 other outbreaks that got the designation — or should have.
The last infectious disease outbreak that the World Health Organization labeled a pandemic was H1N1 flu in 2009.
Some legislators have said the military hasn't responded to their inquiries about the status of those kits.
A Wuhan doctor says Chinese officials silenced her coronavirus warnings in December, costing thousands their lives
"He made me feel that I alone had ruined the future of Wuhan. I was in despair," Ai Fen said after being rebuked by Wuhan Central Hospital officials.
One chart shows how the coronavirus is more deadly than the flu even in South Korea, where the COVID-19 death rate is low
South Korea has reported lower coronavirus death rates than other countries. But even those rates indicate COVID-19 is far more deadly than the flu.
80% of COVID-19 patients experience 'mild' symptoms — but that likely still involves a fever and cough
A mild case of the coronavirus probably feels more severe than you'd expect. It almost certainly involves a fever.
Russian reconnaissance planes were intercepted by US and Canadian fighters as they lurked over a submarine exercise in the Arctic
The Russian planes didn't enter US airspace, but they did linger over some US attack subs in the Arctic.
New York is in a state of emergency as coronavirus cases surge over 300. Here's what the state is doing to address the outbreak.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a state of emergency in response to 328 confirmed coronavirus cases.
All the times Trump risked exposing himself to coronavirus as his advisers urge people his age to be extremely cautious
President Trump has exhibited little to no caution as public health officials warn that the worst is yet to come with the outbreak.
After Joe Biden slams Trump's coronavirus response, the Trump campaign accuses the former VP's team of spreading conspiracy theories
Biden said the Trump administration's "failure on testing is colossal, and it's a failure of leadership, planning and execution."
Giorgio Armani donated $1.4 million towards fighting coronavirus — and he's one of many in luxury fashion rallying to help combat the global pandemic
LVMH has donated to foundations that provide medical supplies, while Dolce & Gabbana is funding researchers looking for a coronavirus treatment.
Diagnosing COVID-19, the disease the new coronavirus causes, is challenging because some symptoms overlap with the flu, colds, and allergies.
Trump's $800 billion payroll tax cut plan would dwarf Obama's stimulus package from the height of the financial crisis
At the heart of Trump's plan is a suspension of payroll taxes that would cost over $800 billion, according to estimates.
Italy's nationwide coronavirus lockdown is set to rock the luxury retail industry, with brands bracing for what could be a billion-dollar setback
Many of the fashion editors who attended Milan Fashion Week have already had to self-quarantine amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The CDC is warning Americans not to visit at least 32 countries because of the novel coronavirus. Here's the US government's latest travel guidance.
The US government has issued travel warnings for multiple countries affected by the novel coronavirus. Here's where you should not go.
White House says Trump and Pence don't need to be tested for coronavirus because they had 'almost no interactions' with Brazilian official who tested positive
Trump was photographed standing next to the Brazilian official Fabio Wajngarten days before Wajngarten tested positive for the virus.
The US government is fighting to contain and slow down the spread of the coronavirus. Testing is central to these efforts.
Sen. Tom Cotton has suggested the US investigate the highly unlikely theory coronavirus was developed in a Chinese "superlaboratory."
Nearly half of insured Americans think they can't afford coronavirus treatment. With costs exceeding $3,000, they may not be wrong.
A healthcare system that leaves many unable to afford coronavirus costs could cause personal bankruptcy — and the pandemic to explode in the US.
5 times Trump and US officials downplayed coronavirus as the administration struggled to prepare for the growing pandemic
As a travel ban takes effect and the public looks to the White House for guidance, their penchant for downplaying the coronavirus looms large.
Brazil's president was reportedly tested for the coronavirus days after sitting side by side with Trump at Mar-a-Lago
The Brazilian president's press secretary tested positive for the coronavirus. He was photographed standing next to Trump five days ago.
White House Coronavirus Task Force leader Vice President Mike Pence says he's 'still shaking hands' even as the CDC says it spreads the disease
Trump halted travel between Europe and the US, but his speech necessitated two clarifications. "I don't think there was confusion," Pence insisted.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman pushes coronavirus conspiracy theory that the US Army 'brought the epidemic to Wuhan'
China has pushed the narrative that the virus might have originated somewhere else. Several conspiracy theories about its origin have emerged.
The nation's top expert on infectious disease says the US is 'failing' when it comes to coronavirus and testing kits
Fauci's comments about the US's "failing" came about a week after Trump visited the CDC and falsely said "anybody that needs a test gets a test."
Of all the ground vehicles in the Army's arsenal, this may be the most unusual — or the flyest.
The Democratic debate was moved from Arizona to Washington, DC and is proceeding without a live audience amid the nationwide coronavirus outbreak.