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Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found in both animals and humans, and are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Coronaviruses can cause respiratory infections and can be deadly.

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): What You Need To Know

On January 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first US case of a new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Washington state, and the World Health Organization (WHO) convened an Emergency¬† Committee to determine whether the outbreak should be declared an international public health emergency. Here’s what you need to know…

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