Known as the G4, the virus genetically descended from the H1N1 strain that caused a pandemic in 2009 and has already passed from animals to humans.
Healthcare systems worldwide will come under an immense strain as the pandemic coincides with the upcoming flu season.
With millions suffering from years of war and severely degraded medical facilities, countries at war cannot pay the price of a new frontline.
Rolling media coverage and fake news are fueling widespread panic about COVID-19. A sense of perspective might help to allay concerns.
Caroline Wozniacki who was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease which attacks the joints, before the US Open says she is proud of how she has been so positive through it all.
Manufacturers of Xofluza say a single pill of the new drug will kill the flu virus in just a day.
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