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Novel Coronavirus: Research Guide

This guide will help present factual information about Coronavirus.

Situation Summary from CDC

Information from UNICEF


Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first detected in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. It is contagious via human-to-human contact. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are the best resources for up-to-date information on the fight against the infection.

Symptoms
Fever, cough, and difficulty breathing are the most common symptoms. See what the CDC recommends for those who think they may have been exposed.

Infection risk
Not everyone faces the same level of infection risk. Get updates and information from the CDC, and debunk common misconceptions about coronavirus with this myth busters page from the WHO.

Prevention tips & travel
Follow these helpful tips from the CDC on how to reduce your risk of infection. Planning on traveling? Check for updates on the WHO travel advice page.
 

Novel Coronavirus 2019 WHO and other sites

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