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This Inside Higher Ed article might be useful to provide some alternatives for faculty to consider: https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2020/03/04/preparing-instructional-continuity-advent-covid-19-pandemic-opinion

What is COVID-19?

On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”.

There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practiceexternalicon for naming of new human infectious diseases.

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

  • CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  • MedlinePlus Coronavirus Infections
    Consumer-centered website related to coronavirus. MedlinePlus links to health information from the National Institutes of Health and other federal government agencies. MedlinePlus also links to health information from non-government Web sites, and adheres to high quality guidelines.
  • Ovid Coronavirus Resources and Tools
  • SC DHEC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  • Springer Nature Coronavirus Research
  • WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak