Coronavirus is in the news due to it's severity of infection.
According to the Department of Health - Novel coronavirus is a respiratory illness caused by a new virus. Symptoms range from a mild cough to pneumonia. Some people recover easily, others may get very sick very quickly. There is no treatment. There is evidence that it spreads from person to person, so good hygiene can prevent infection.
Currently a cruise liner is stranded in Japan and is expected to be there for a while yet.
Bendigo resident Paul Tangey, is one of the people trapped on the boat and joined Daniel on The Home Stretch.
Photo: Paul Tangey