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What happens to people's lungs when they get coronavirus?

Respiratory physician John Wilson explains the range of Covid-19 impacts, from no symptoms to severe illness featuring pneumoniaCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhat became known as Covid-19, or the coronavirus, started in late 2019 as a cluster of pneumonia cases with an unknown cause. The cause of the pneumonia was found to be a new virus – severe acute...

China reports zero daily deaths from coronavirus for the first time since January

Milestone comes as nation struggles with ongoing outbreaks, including in Wuhan where dozens of residences have been locked down againCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageChina has reported zero new Covid-19 deaths for the first time since January, despite struggles with ongoing outbreaks including in Wuhan where dozens of residential blocks have been locked down just one...

Life 'hanging by a thread' for Italian cancer patients in coronavirus crisis

Treatment and transplants for some postponed as hospitals are turned over to treat virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSince the coronavirus outbreak hit Italy, Francesca Masi has felt her life has been hanging by a thread. She was diagnosed with myelofibrosis, a rare bone marrow cancer, in 2016 and was due to have a transplant this month, but now fears it will be...

Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson in intensive care as China records no deaths for first time since January

UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab to lead country through crisis while Johnson in hospital. Follow the latest updates.Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after his condition worsensThe strange lead-up to Boris Johnson’s admission to hospitalGlobal leaders send messages of support to Boris JohnsonAt a glance - latest developmentsUS coronavirus - latestAustralia coronavirus - latestSee all of...