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Corona Virus (COVID-19): Coronavirus Facts

Updates for Library use during the Corona Pandemic


This guide gathers vetted, official news and the latest official updates on COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.


What is the CoViD-19?

Coronaviruses (CoV) are 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). Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans.

FAQ's - Coronavirus

World Health Organization (WHO)

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

West Virginia's Department of Health



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