Coronavirus symptoms

For confirmed 2019-nCoV infections, reported illnesses have ranged from people being mildly sick to people being severely ill and dying. Symptoms can include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

CDC believes at this time that symptoms of 2019-nCoV may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 after exposure.

Protection for seafarers

Live map depicts spread of coronavirus

In order to provide a clear picture of where the new virus has been detected, as well as the number of fatalities, the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at John Hopkins, has created a live, interactive map, which depicts in real time, the spread of the virus.

Click on the picture to open full, interactive map


There is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for 2019-nCoV infection. People infected with 2019-nCoV should receive supportive care to help relieve symptoms. For severe cases, treatment should include care to support vital organ functions.


People who think they may have been exposed to 2019-nCoV should contact your healthcare provider immediately.


See also

Chinese Ports establish precautionary measures against Coronavirus

Cruise industry takes measures against Coronavirus

Shipping industry alerts on coronavirus outbreak

Potential problems arising due to the Coronavirus

Coronavirus outbreak in China