What is Coronavirus Disease 2019?

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), in consultation with the CDC, is evaluating patient information received from healthcare providers about potential cases of coronavirus in Georgia.

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