WHAT IS COVID-19?
COVID-19 is a strain of coronaviruses first identified in Wuhan, China, in 2019.
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause disease such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
HOW DOES COVID-19 SPREAD?
COVID-19 spreads very easily and sustainably from person-to-person.
In a situation of wide-reaching and fast-moving concern, the spread of misinformation and disinformation (sometimes from seemingly reliable sources) is inevitable. While it's always best to rely on information from authoritative sources such as the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization, here are some resources to help you determine the facts as opposed to the "fake news" currently in circulation.