The emergent corona virus (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak in China is fast changing, just this week reported cases of the disease covid-19 jumped as new data became available.
In this video Wendy Burns, and Peter Openshaw from Imperial College London explain what we know about the basic structure of the virus, it's mode of transmission, the symptoms and pathogenesis of the diease, what we currently know about treatment, and how the virus may adapt in the future.
The BMJ was first published in 1840 as The Provincial Medical Journal. Since then it has published many of the papers which have transformed healthcare. To celebrate the whole archive becoming available online, we commissioned a series of videos to celebrate some of the stories which can be found within it.