Sources: CDC.gov and DSHS.texas.gov
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in hundreds of confirmed cases in China, including cases outside Wuhan, with additional cases being identified in a growing number of countries internationally. The first case in the United States was announced on January 21, 2020. There are ongoing investigations to learn more.
- Situation Summary
- About 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
- Symptoms & Complications
- How it Spreads
- Prevention & Treatment
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in monitoring the developing outbreak. They are advising the public to check the CDC website for the latest developments on 2019-nCoV, including current case counts.
For more information, please visit: https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus