What is COVID-19?
A brief history
•2019 Novel Coronavirus, or 2019-nCOV, is a new respiratory virus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.
•The virus that causes COVID-19 is an illness that can spread person to person.
•COVID-19 symptoms can range from mild (or no symptoms) to severe illness
•Older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk for more severe illness