National Cancer Institute (NIH), Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) working with federal government and state partners are responding to the new pandemic of respiratory disease spreading from person-to-person caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. This disease is named “coronavirus disease 2019” (“COVID-19”).
Coronavirus can cause mild to severe illness; most severe illness occurs in older adults and adults with other underlying health issues.
Different parts of the United States are seeing different levels of coronavirus activity. The duration and severity of each pandemic phase can vary depending on the characteristics of the virus and the public health response.
Please refer to below official sources to track COVID-19 pandemic in the United States:
CDC is responding to the novel Coronavirus outbreak by CDC
COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation by NIH
FDA is working with U.S. Government partners, including CDC, and international partners to address the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.