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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources

This library research guide provides information and resources related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "COVID-19: What is novel coronavirus??" Feb 5, 2020.

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What is Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)?

The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person. This virus was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.


Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Factsheet." Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19),

Photo credit: CDC, Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Cases Outbreak Map (Johns Hopkins CSSE)

View the interactive map of global coronavirus cases, updated frequently by Johns Hopkins CSSE.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

World Health Organization (WHO). "What do you know about the novel Coronavirus that is causing a health emergency?" Jan 31, 2020.

CDC: Coronavirus Self-Checker


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