Coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19, is a new disease caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China, that has not previously been seen in humans.
Individuals with travel plans should check out the CDC's travel advisories.
People at Risk for Serious Illness
Older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung, or kidney disease seem to be at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness. View ways to take precautions now.