Novel coronavirus pneumonia novel coronavirus pneumonia is a novel coronavirus pneumonia. 27, the WHO reported in the new crown pneumonia report (thirty-eighth issue) that with the increase of the new crown pneumonia cases and its medical burden, it is urgent for the world to rapidly expand and improve the diagnostic ability and identify and confirm the new crown pneumonia cases early. The report said novel coronavirus pneumonia virus laboratory guidelines were released in January 9th. The guidelines are updated as more data are available, including recommendations for sample collection, diagnostic testing, and pathogen identification. Who has also issued interim guidelines on laboratory biosafety and will soon update the international shipping guidelines for test samples.