Facebook's popularheadset, , has frequently been out of stock. Now supplies of the headset may face more delays due to , which could affect production of the hardware.
The virus has killed nearly 640 people and infected more than 31,000. It's also , especially those with manufacturing and business in China, where the virus was discovered. And it's been cited as a cause of delays in electronics manufacturing over the and has affected travel by companies to , which opens later this month in Barcelona.
On Thursday, a Facebook representative told VR news site UploadVR that the coronavirus would likely complicate availability of Oculus headsets.
Facebook didn't immediately respond to CNET's request for comment.