The Wuhan coronavirus has started a fear of a global outbreak of the SARS-like disease. The disease first made an appearance in December in Wuhan city China. Soon many other people reported symptoms similar to pneumonia. This alerted officials who then initiated an investigation. Today cases are being reported from places as far-flung as Australia Malaysia Nepal Vietnam Singapore Japan South Korea Taiwan Thailand France and the United States. Countries across the world are leaving no stones unturned to prevent an outbreak in their region. The affected countries are scrambling to halt the spread of this virus by isolating patients.