Diseases

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Last Updated: February 18, 2020
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An outbreak of pneumonia that started in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 has been linked to infection with a newly identified coronavirus.  This virus, now named SARS-CoV-2 due to its similarity with the virus (SARS-CoV) that caused an outbreak of severe respiratory disease in 2002-2003, causes a respiratory illness that the World Health Organization has termed "coronavirus disease 2019," more commonly abbreviated as COVID-19. 

APHC Public Health Alert: Novel Coronavirus Outbreak, 24JAN2020

Department of Defense COVID-19 Response Documents (CAC protected and approval required for access)External Link

Force Health Protection Guidance for the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak, 30JAN2020, DoDExternal Link