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Health & Medicine

This guide offers online, websites, and local resources on health and medicine


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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

What is COVID-19, the newest strain of coronavirus? The following resources explore the facts, responses, and impacts of coronavirus.

Key Definitions (from the World Health Organization)

  • Coronavirus – A large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases.
  • COVID-19 – The infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.
  • Outbreak – The occurrence of disease cases in excess of normal expectancy.
  • Pandemic – The worldwide spread of a new disease.

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