Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Homes and Residential Communities

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing illness in people and others that circulate among animals, including camels, cats, and bats. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people exposed to infected animals, and then spread among people, as has been seen with MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV, and likely now with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19…

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

A coronavirus is a virus that is found in animals and, rarely, can be transmitted from animals to humans and then spread person to person. In addition to COVID-19, other human corona viruses have included- The MERS virus, or Middle East respiratory syndrome.
The SARS virus, or severe acute respiratory syndrome, which first occurred in the Guangdong province in southern China…