2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a virus (more specifically, a coronavirus) identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan City, China. Chinese health officials have reported thousands of infections with 2019-nCoV in China, with the virus reportedly spreading from person-to-person in many parts of that country. Infections with 2019-nCoV, most of them associated with travel from Wuhan, also are being reported in a growing number of international locations, including the United States.
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A health security officer wearing a protective suit checks the body temperature of passengers with a thermography at the entrance of a subway station in Beijing, China. (AP Images)
CDC 2019-nCoV Situation Summary (Updated Daily)
WHO Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Situation Reports (Updated Daily)
National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China (Updated Daily)
A Novel Coronavirus from Patients with Pneumonia in China, 2019 - New England Journal of Medicine (January 24, 2020)
Coronavirus Infections—More Than Just the Common Cold - Anthony Fauci, JAMA (January 23, 2020)
Novel Coronavirus 2019 - A Collection of Articles and Other Resources - New England Journal of Medicine
WHO Online Course: Emerging respiratory viruses, including nCoV: methods for detection, prevention, response and control. This course provides a general introduction to emerging respiratory viruses, including novel coronaviruses.