Since December 8, 2019, cases of respiratory disease caused by a new type of coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have emerged in Wuhan, the capital of central China's Hubei province. Transmission from human to human is possible and the incubation period ranges from 2 to 14 days. 

As a precautionary measure, we advise that if you are registered for an EMBL course or conference at any of EMBL’s six sites you should act upon the latest information and advice from the government of the country to which you are travelling. If you are travelling to a course or conference at EMBL Heidelberg, you can find information in English at the German Federal Ministry of Health

Additional sources of information for your convenience:

World Health Organisation

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

UK Government