This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.
Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in hundreds of confirmed cases in China, including cases outside Wuhan, with additional cases being identified in a growing number of countries internationally.
The first case in the United States was announced on January 21, 2020. There are ongoing investigations to learn more.