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Steps Healthcare Facilities Can Take Now to Prepare for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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The true impact of a COVID-19 outbreak in a U.S. community cannot be predicted. However, all healthcare facilities can take steps now to prepare for such an outbreak and protect…

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How COVID-19 Spreads
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COVID-19 is a new disease and we are still learning how it spreads, the severity of illness it causes, and to what extent it may spread in the United States. How…

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary
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Background CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in more…

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People at Risk for Serious Illness from COVID-19
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Get Ready for COVID-19 Now Have supplies on hand Contact your healthcare provider to ask about obtaining extra necessary medications to have on hand in case there is an outbreak…

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Q&A on Mass Gatherings and COVID-19
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How large does a meeting or event need to be in order to be a “mass gathering”? Does WHO recommend that all international mass gatherings be cancelled because of COVID-19?…

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Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19)
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Is there a vaccine, drug or treatment for COVID-19? Is COVID-19 the same as SARS? Should I wear a mask to protect myself? How to put on, use, take off…

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Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19) Should I worry about COVID-19?
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Illness due to COVID-19 infection is generally mild, especially for children and young adults. However, it can cause serious illness: about 1 in every 5 people who catch it need…

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Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19) How likely am I to catch COVID-19?
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The risk depends on where you  are – and more specifically, whether there is a COVID-19 outbreak unfolding there. For most people in most locations the risk of catching COVID-19…

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Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19) What can I do to protect myself and prevent the spread of disease?
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Protection measures for everyone Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Many countries…

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Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19) How does COVID-19 spread?
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How does COVID-19 spread? People can catch COVID-19 from others who have the virus. The disease can spread from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth…

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