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Coronavirus (COVID-19): What You Need to Know: CDC

Coronavirus has made headlines across the world, and with cases popping up across the United States every day, medical professionals and students need to be prepared. This guide will serve as a starting point for resources on COVID-19


Please visit for information from the CDC and White House on protection, best practices, and what to do if you have symptoms. 


CDC Activities and Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 Response and the President’s Plan for Opening America Up Again:

Update and Interim Guidance on Outbreak COVID-19 in Wuhan, China


2019 Novel Coronavirus

Situation Summary

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in thousands of confirmed cases in China, including cases outside Wuhan City. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations, including the United States. There are ongoing investigations to learn more.

CDC Social Media

A great way to keep up to date with information coming out of the CDC is by following their social media. We've embedded the CDC's Twitter feed into the home page of this guide, but please check out their Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts as well.