No vaccine to protect against the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that was recently identified in China is available. There are ongoing research and development efforts for a vaccine to protect against different coronavirus called MERS-CoV that was first identified in the Middle East in 2012.
For the latest New Zealand focused public health advice and information regarding 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease:
- Click on this link to visit the New Zealand Ministry of Health novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) webpage.
For the latest international information on 2019-nCoV respiratory disease, including myth-busting and international situation reports:
Click on this link to visit the World Health Organisation novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) webpage.