Coronavirus Information

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Covid-19 in animals and their owners

Risk of animals spreading COVID-19 to people A few coronaviruses that infect animals can at times be spread to people and spread between individuals, but this is uncommon. This is suspected to hav…

TOPSHOT - A woman and a child wearing protective masks walk toward check-in counters at Daxing international airport in Beijing on January 21, 2020. - The death toll from a new China virus that is transmissible between humans rose to six, the mayor of Wuhan said in an interview with state broadcaster CCTV on January 21, as the World Health Organization said it would consider declaring an international public health emergency over the outbreak. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images)

Coronavirus in Children and Babies

With all the sobering news about the new coronavirus and COVID-19, the disorder that the virus causes, worried moms and dads can feel much better about a single factor: Currently, the illness seems t…

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Coronavirus & Pets questions and answers

What are coronaviruses? Some are mild, such as the frequent cold, while some are more likely to cause pneumonia. They're usually spread through direct contact with an infected person. The genus…

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How to Protect Yourself & Others

Know How it Spreads There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.The virus is thought to…

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

An outbreak of the coronavirus (now called COVID-19) in China is causing global concern. It came from a seafood and meat market in Wuhan, China, in December. It has since spread to other countries, i…