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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Home

The purpose of this guide is to provide resources and information on the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) from credible and reliable sources. Contents on this guide is regularly updated.

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Coronavirus

"An outbreak of unusual respiratory disease,  initially dominated by pneumonia...is caused by infection by a novel coronavirus. The new virus was initially named 2019-nCov by WHO. On February 11, 2020, WHO renamed the disease as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)."

On January 20, 2020, the first case of 2019-nCov was confirmed in the United States. SCU patrons can review the article regarding the "First Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the United States" through the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).  


References:

1. Jiang S, Shi Z, Shu Y, et al. A distinct name is needed for the new coronavirus. Lancet. 2020 Feb 19. 

2. Holhue ML, DeBolt C, Lindquist S, et al. First Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the United States. N Engl J Med. 2020 MAR 5; 382(10): 929-936.

 

Map of Current Cases - Global

California's COVID-19 Response

Every state has their own response to covid-19 so it's important to make sure you do your research. It's also important to check local and state health regulations regularly as protocols may change depending on the spread of the virus.

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