Coronavirus Outbreak: Staying in the Know

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You have likely heard of the international concerns surrounding a novel strain of the Coronavirus (CoV)—a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.  (World Health Organization Feb 4, 2020)

While the risk of infection for Canadians remains low, you can visit the following sites (or your provincial health agency) to stay abreast of both national and international responses and recommendations:

Health Canada
World Health Organization (WHO)

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