Here is what medical experts have to say about six important questions regarding the coronavirus


Photo: File The coronavirus, which surfaced in a Chinese seafood and poultry market late last year, has now spread to more than 185 countries, killing more than 11,000 and sickening hundreds of thousands of people in a matter of weeks. World health officials have declared the outbreak of the virus, which began in the city of Wuhan, a global health emergency.