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Monday, April 27, 2020

BioWarFare Weaponization CoViD-19



Many Civilians Weaponization CoViD-19



WorldOMeter: COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic









Iran's supreme leader ordered the military to assist health officials in fighting the virus. Among the dead are a confidant of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s former ambassador to the Vatican and a recently elected member of Parliament; again now dead.
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Iran knows Israel and its allies are using every intelligence asset resource to infect the military aid government with the SARS-CoViD-2 virus. Israel is winning the virus spreading game according to Iranian officials as Iranian retaliation mounts to no wheres for Iran.

As with the "Israel plant Stuxnet virus", so is the same with SARS-CoViD-2, and no difference according to Iranian high-guard blames Israel for spreading this virus throughout middle-east. Many Islamic leaders throughout the middle-east know Israel using CoViD-19, and weaponizing the coronavirus as a weapon.

All the countries in the middle-east are hiding their numbers, so they do not appear offensively weak and defenseless.



Quote:
"The 2007 Stuxnet virus attack perpetrated against Iran’s then-budding nuclear program was made possible after U.S. and Israeli intelligence coordinated with Dutch intelligence agency AIVD to recruit an Iranian engineer as moles who have infected Iran’s enrichment plant near Natanz with the Israeli Stuxnet cyberattack on Iran, Yahoo News reported this week." This is the same as the CoVid-19 Iranian military intelligence reports. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) intelligence and their scientists are working on their own version of CoVid-19.

The oppositions to Israel are using virology labs to create airborne
allergic aspergillosis and with this aspergillus species can form fungus balls called aspergillomas made to target only young children and adults with pre-conditions, but primarily children.

How Iranian high-guard retaliates is unknown at present, but obviously too frightened to use bio-warfare in Israel ...but in time we shall see what terrorists will bring far removed from the bargaining table and into purging their enemies.

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Current infected senior Iranian ranks of government should be proof enough Islamic leaders are being targeted!

Quote:
"ISTANBUL —The coronavirus outbreak sweeping through Iran has delivered a jarring blow to the senior ranks of its government, infecting about two dozen members of parliament and at least 15 other current or former top figures, according to official reports."

...and, "Iran's deputy health minister confirmed on Tuesday that he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, amid a major outbreak in the Islamic republic."

In another article:
These trenches of warfare run deep with extreme manipulation of biowarfare.
Iranian health workers infect hundreds, including kids, with HIV - report



First, Fake-News, so everyone knows the difference, and knows that China, MSNBC, CNN, Politico, Huffington-Post, Washington-Post, InfoWars, Breitbart-news and many more are all story-tellers... So watch this and learn about the liars who assist the globalists to improve your life by their gains.


This person (Rosemary Gibson) is considered an extremist right-wing conservative hate-filled focused upon pharmaceuticals. China, MSNBC, CNN, Politico, Huffington-Post, Washington-Post, and many more are all truth-tellers warn about these people. History will prove us victorious over fake-news.



Award-winning author Rosemary Gibson discusses her new book China Rx, an investigative report into the dependence on China for the provision of crucial medications and the difficulties it creates for FDA oversight and, more importantly, for national security. Health Watch USA Presentation. June 21, 2018




Coronavirus (COVID-19) Autopsy Report Analysis by Dr. Mike Hansen

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Autopsy Report is analyzed in this video by Dr. Mike Hansen. Coronavirus or, more appropriately, its new name SARS-CoV-2 is the virus responsible for the Covid-19 outbreak. 

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome ( ARDS ) To watch the video, please visit this link: https://youtu.be/INGKH7JnIpM



[ Time ]: The number of people infected with a SARS-like form of the virus in Wuhan, China could already be more than 30 times higher the official tally, researchers in Hong Kong have warned.





Gabriel Leung, the chair of public health medicine at the University of Hong Kong, said at a press conference Monday that his team’s research models show that some 44,000 people in Wuhan have originated in a seafood market may be infected as of last Saturday.




Date: 23d-02m-2020y@00:40am / OptEdit Update,

China Killing Muslim Prisoners Harvesting ‘Halal’ Organs For Rich Saudis Arabians During This COVID-19 Crisis

A new witness report confirms the "slaughter on-demand" of China's Muslim prisoners to provide "Halal" organs for rich Saudi customers.



Shopping for Muslim prisoner women and children's body parts has just become a new high yield of money market cash profits, and the entire civilian population of earth have no clue!

Welcome to China’s Muslims being Harvested in Death Trading of these Prisoner Body Organs.

Hundreds of witnesses reports and confirmations the “slaughtering on-demand” of China’s Uyghur-Muslim prisoners during this current CONVID-19 virus scare for wealth-rich Saudi-Arabian royalty that is top dollar body organ, harvest customers.

This is China’s Communist Party’s $1-2 billion harvesting death trade of Uyghur-Muslim women and children body organs in forced organ transplants, described as “extreme wickedness” throughout the middle east.


Xinjiang has become an anal sphincter hellhole for this real-life horror movie in China's Uighur Muslim minority communities throughout Asia. China hates Asian Muslims, and hate more the Muslims that occupy the entire globe of the Earth.

The body organ extractions were conducted on live victims falsely said to be infected with the COVID-19 virus, but in fact, are 100% healthy victims.

The organs of women, men, and children are ordered from around the world and paid for in advance.

With the paperwork that notes deceased, but in fact, are healthy medical subjects, and are kept alive until all essential organs are removed for profit.

These arrangements are actively placed days in advance, whereby before COVID-19 virus outbreak took months.

Chinee military intelligence gathered up all of Xinjiang's dissidents that wish him dead, and others who protest against him and the CCP. 

These customers traveled throughout the entire globe of planet Earth to Muslim prison hospitals in China to receive stolen body parts for their needed medical operation.

The medical operation took place and the transplant transaction takes place on-site and complete medical care given to wealthy Saudi Arabians as the Muslim Uighurs slowly die a painful death in Chinese hospital beds and others luckily shot to death in the head.

Many surgeons involved in these illegal medical procedures have described countless such extraction from young children, women, and who are all Muslim prisoners, who had been sentenced to death for being Muslim and opposing CCP in China, and because they are of religion.

All Muslim prisoners are still breathing and slowly die in agonizing pain.
The prisoners are all Muslim, a member of Xinjiang’s Uighur minority being purged from the earth through body harvesting their internal organs for-profits gain.

...And, in the mind of the clients as customers, his organs were Halal, religiously appropriate, worth the heavy price paid, and many great profits made by CCP via the body harvesting business.




Welcome to the horror of China’s forced organ transplant industry—its $1-2 billion dollar death trade.

Guilty, beyond a reasonable doubt

An independent tribunal investigating China’s trade in forced organ harvesting Muslim prisoners published its final judgment.

China’s guilt was judged to be “beyond a reasonable doubt guilty and not concerned making humor of dead Muslims.”

The tribunal decided unanimously that forced organ harvesting from Muslim children, women, and men prisoners of conscience has been practiced for a substantial period of generations involving a very substantial number of victims in the millions.

The tribunal also found that religious minorities had been targeted for these forced organ “donations.”

Falun Gong practitioners and Uighur Muslims were the most likely to be persecuted—prisoners of conscience, guilty of no regular crime.

Now a witness has come forward to confirm earlier claims that some of these Muslim prisoners were slaughtered on demand.

Their body parts were sold to rich Saudis requesting “Halal organs.”

The witness is a Chinese woman who said in a media interview last week that she had witnessed the extractions.

...And, as other witnesses have said, she confirmed that the extractions were conducted on live victims.



The surgeon who has confirmed his involvement in those extractions is Enver Tohti.

A year ago, he claimed that Uighurs were being targeted for their “Halal organs,” on the basis that Saudi customers believed only organs from Muslims were religiously appropriate. This is not a true interpretation of Islam, but that did not stop the trade.

Israeli MOSSAD confidently indicated the Wuhan China virus genetic make-up, components, structure and-along, with other studies point to an engineered virus.

Jihadist Militias/Mercenary groups tutored by Islamic Clerics are enforcing the spread of COVID-19 virus by infected humans, infected letters, and eBay.com, Amazon.com, China's Alibaba.com, and many others used targeted enemy countries of Islam who harm Muslims.

Clerics and many Jihadist adamantly admit the COVID19 virus being weaponized upon enemy nations and specific people clearly children of valued adult targets.



Israeli high-level intelligence MOSSAD indicated that family-members most likely were threatened to release the virus via Wuhan Institute of Virology in China.

According to the MOSSAD virus us epidemic spreading globally most likely originated in a Wuhan laboratory linked to China’s covert biological weapons program, according to an Israeli biological warfare expert assisted by AI, and Synthetic AI technologies uncovering many facts never to be released into publication.

Jihadist opposition groups appear to have manipulated China's Wuhan Institute of Virology in retaliation for China-Government imprisoning Asian Muslims into concentration labor camps and murdering millions of Asian Muslims for countless centuries.

Also mentioned; Asian mercenaries/PMC soldiers sent from Asia fighting against Iran and allies for past 30 years is also reason fora attack.

Global Intelligence agencies affiliated with MOSSAD hinted that the Chinese Government have purposely allowing Jihadist infiltration in efforts to "centralize the failing Chinese Government party in order to central” leadership.

High level opposition Global Intelligence groups monitored private conversations with Synth-AI via bi-location and hologram remote viewing technologies.




Chinese central government suffering grievous situation with virus acceleration spread rapidly to citizens with novel viruses.

Recorded conversations and accusations that the virus is utilized as a tool to strengthen the government's centralized party controlling populations of China making the Chinese Government a savior in the eyes of Chinese people.

Chinese government voiced they must re-centralization of Communist Government make oppoto rto tunitan y of national emergency.

Chinese Government makes manipulation of terrorist activities to unit their central governing party leadership to remain in power.

Chinese Government manipulated the middle-east terrorist mercenary-militias and their puppet master Clerics to serve Communist party end needs unknown to the world and all oppositions till now.

The deadly virus outbreak now sweeping the world began from China's most advanced viral research laboratories – the "Wuhan Virology Institute", and secretly managed is a bio-viral warfare military canter.

The Washington Times quoted former Israeli MOSSAD intelligence officer Dany Shoham as claiming The Wuhan Institute of Virology Laboratories are part of a secret biological weapons program for China and it's allied nations.

Wuhan Institute of Virology pictured above.

"Certain laboratories in the institute have probably been viral-warfare engaged, in terms of research, development, and weatherization in Chinese (as specific viral-biological weapons), at least collaterally, yet not as a principal facility," he asserted without corroborating evidence.

This is the same case study of all institutions and manufacturing with china.

Mr. Shoham says he was a Mossad lieutenant colonel specialist in biological and chemical warfare and rarely have ever been public on this topic till this recent event with vigor seriousness.

Similar stories have begun circulating in China regarding the "Wuhan Institute of Virology" as with most all like facilities throughout China.

Only there, the claims — which are not censored under China's strict information management regime — assert the virus is the result of a mechanized US germ viral-biological warfare attack conspiracy.

"There is no evidence that it was a bio-weapon, and any claims that it willfully spreads misinformation and is incredible any irresponsible idea when everyone knows this was manipulated by Iran and their allies," warns MIT security studies professor Vipin Narang in private and much less public open forum.
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China uses a virus to increase communist party strengthening centralization.

Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who has said little publicly about the growing virus crisis allowing speculation stamped later a conspiracy against the communist party.

Now, Chinese leader Xi Jinping has ordered armed medical military mobilization across the country in drastic military measures killing Dogs and uncooperative Chinese citizens with bad-credit scores to hold back the contagion, the New York Times reports.

Excavators rush construction of a 1,000-bed field hospital in Wuhan, China. Photo: Getty Images

What is he saying?: "The nation is confronted with the grave situation with accelerating spread of the COVID-19 pneumonia infection spreading rapidly.

We, said Chinese leader Xi Jinping, must step up the centralized and united leadership under the party central” leadership.

The latest: Hong Kong, where five cases of the illness have been confirmed, said it would close schools for two weeks, per AP.

Not one COVID-19 virus reported at present within opposition middle-east, but truly known are hundreds many and over, time this will leak to public news-media as did of recent; [ The World ].




The Clerics of Islam desired to murder all Jews, Christians, China and oth,er opposition nations.

Middle-East have failed and in r,everse they soo,n shall suffer greater fiat by hidden shoes soaked in pigs blood thrown to the back of middle-east heads infecting millions in months speculated by Israeli MOSSAD intelligence; so mote it be.

All of Islam throughout the global of our entire earth adamantly and venomously hates all of China for killing Chinese Muslims throughout the centuries.

China remains the only nation with mass displacement of Muslims, Muslim forced-labor-camp, and killing of Islamic Muslims, Clerics, Women and Chi,ldren more than any-othethe r country on earth.

The entire global intelligence communities lead by MOSSAD acknowledge tracking a barrage of COVID-19 delivery systems into China from Middle-East.

Delivery-Systems using living infected Islamic suicide Jihadists weaponized with virus inthe fecting non-Muslims in China spreading the COVID-19 virus all from within Asia.

Targeted are enemy non-allied nations, as globally mentions by countless Islamic clerics, and identified by MOSSAD leading CIA joint intelligence.

Jihadists groups are observed in many Chinese cities using quad-copta er drone that minic Chinese Government Drones, but instead using aerosol delivery systems infecting countless Chinese women, children, and men with COVID-19 virus.



These drones are identical in appearathe nce of the official-Chinese-government quad-copters.

Jihadist groups are also utilizing packaged food, devices, and many other online purchase items via mail as a delivery system infecting countless chinese.

Many Muslim recipients sacrificing themselves to Allah ingesting COVID-19 and spread throughout non-Muslim Chinese Cities and communities from within Asia into China appears to have failed at first, but two weeks later exploded in a plague.

Currently the en,t,ire Isl amic middle-east Iran, Iraq, Syria, and all their allied nations are adamantly praying for more Chinese and Russian women, children, and men to die by corona-virus.

China controled in secret the Middle-East that declared-war by massivethe spreading of virus glthe obally and mercenary-militia terrorist bombings to increase immediately since January 01-2020 upon all nations. Very brave and bold Islamic art-of-war...




[ MEMRI ]: On January 23, 2020, Syrian jihadi cleric Abd Al-Razzaq Al-Mahdi issued a fatwa permitting Muslims to celebrate the spread of the virus in China, and further permitting Muslims to pray to Allah to annihilate the people of China.

Al-Mahdi is a prominent cleric who is well respected by jihadi factions, and who is known for his sermons and fatwas, in which he encourages Muslims to take part in jihad and carry out attacks inside Russia.

According to his Twitter account, which has more than 11 thousand followers, Al-Mahdi is from Damascus, and describes himself as "not affiliated with any group or party."

Al-Mahdi is also active on Telegram, on which his channel has over 11 thousand subscribers.



The fatwa, which was posted on the "Fatwas from the Land of Sham"[2] Telegram channel, was a response to a question asked by one Muhammad Abu Nassir who wrote: "Is it permissible that we express our joy for what China is experiencing – the virus and the death of the Chinese people."

Responding to the question, Al-Mahdi said: "Yes, yes we sh,ould xpress our joy and pray for their annihilation.

They [the Chinese] have declared resounding war and t,hey k illed, slaughtered, imprisoned, and oppressed the Uyghurs and non-Uyghur Muslims.

They are the enemies of Allah and are Buddhists and communists. The non-Muslim Chinese people are either Buddhists or communists."


On January 26, 2020, Syria-based jihadi cleric Abdallah Al-Muhaysini published a post on his Telegram channel[3] accusing China of "exporting" the virus to East Turkestan.

In the post, Al-Muhaysini wrote: "China's criminal policy aimed at exporting the virus to East Turkestan by canceling all flights to and from the city of Wuhan except the ones heading to East Turkestan. As usual, the Communist China, will not waste any opportunity to annihilate the Muslim nation of Uyghurs."




[1] See MEMRI JTTM clip, Syrian Jihadi Cleric Abd Al-Razzaq Al-Mahdi Calls On Russian, Chechen, Dagestani Muslims To Carry Out Terror Attacks In Moscow And Other Russian Cities In Revenge For Russian Bombings In Syria, January 15, 2020.

https://www.memri.org/tv/syrian-jihadi-cleric-razzaq-mahdi-calls-russian-muslims-carry-out-terror-attacks-moscow
MOSCOW, January 29. /TASS/. Chinese molecular biologists have found out that one of the antibodies discovered during the 2003 atypical pneumonia epidemic can neutralize the virus that sparked the pneumonia outbreak in China and a number of other nations, says an article published in bioRxiv internet library.

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Get Ready for Closed Borders and Crashing Markets

World Health Organization (WHO) announced Monday, (Feb 24, 2020), mora ning that a global pandemic of the coronavirus hasn’t yet arrived—but is highly possible.

If coronavirus becomes 2020’s biggest story, what should the world prepare for?

Global stock markets dropped steeply on amid fears that the coronavirus could be having wia der economic impact than thought.

This is shared by epidemiologists, especially as outbreaks struck multiple countries over the past week: South Korea, Iran, and Italy. Cases of transmission with no traceable link to the origin of COVID-19 in China are becoming more common. Frighteningly, deaths are emerging in countries with few reported cases, suggesting a much wider undetected pattern of infection.




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Unfortunately, SARS-CoV-2 is “almost certainly already a pandemic,” Lipsitch continues: demonstrating “sustained transmission in multiple locations that will eventually reach most, if not all places on the globe. The disease appears to be transmitting pretty effectively, probably in Korea, probably in Japan, and probably in Iran.” He has estimated that 40 to 70 percent of the global adult population will eventually become infected.


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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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Life Before Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan China,
Coronavirus Update and Positive News 2020


About CoronaVirus_COVID-19_SARS-CoVid-2; This video shares some positive memories about the situation before the Novel Coronavirus outbreak.

Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China has completely changed life in Wuhan China, People are all wondering about the coronavirus symptoms and keep looking for the coronavirus updates and new.






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Situation Summary; The, COVID-19; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.
Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in thousands of confirmed cases in China, including cases outside Wuhan City.
Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations, including the United States.
There are ongoing investigations to learn more. How COVID-19 Spreads<br Much is unknown about how COVID-19, a new coronavirus, spreads.
Current knowledge is largely based on what is known about similar coronaviruses.
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats.
Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people and then spread between people such as with; MERS, SARS, and now with COVID-19.

Most often, spread from person-to-person happens among close contacts (about 6 feet).

Person-to-person spread is thought to occur mainly via respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes, similar to how influenza and other respiratory pathogens spread.

These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.

It’s currently unclear if a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes.

Typically, with most respiratory viruses, people are thought to be most contagious when they are most symptomatic (the sickest). With COVID-19, however, there have been reports external icons of spread from an infected patient with no symptoms to close contact.

It’s important to note that how easily a virus spreads person-to-person can vary. Some viruses are highly contagious (like measles), while other viruses are less so.

There is much more to learn about the transmissibility, severity, and other features associated with COVID-19 and, investigations are ongoing.

This information will further inform the risk assessment. Read the latest 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China situation summary.

Prevention and Treatment
Simplified Chinese Translation

Prevention: 
There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19 infection.
The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
However, as a reminder, the CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, and including:
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Stay home when you are sick.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.


These are everyday habits that can help prevent the spread of several viruses. CDC does have specific guidance for travelers.

Treatment:
There is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for COVID-19 infection. People infected with COVID-19 should receive supportive care to help relieve symptoms. For severe cases, treatment should include care to support vital organ functions.


People who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should contact your healthcare provider immediately.

See Interim Guidance for Healthcare Professionals for information on patients under investigation.

What to do if you are sick with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Recently Returned Travelers from China:

If you were in China in the last 14 days and feel sick with fever, cough and...

difficulty breathing, you should:
Seek medical care right away. Before you go to a doctor’s office or emergency room, call ahead and tell them about your recent travel and your symptoms.
Avoid contact with others.

Not travel while sick. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing.

Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds to avoid spreading the virus to others. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.

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Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick

If you are sick with COVID-19 follow the steps below to help prevent COVID-19 from spreading to people in your home and community.
Stay home except to get medical care:

You should not leave your home, except to get medical care. Do not go to work, school, or public areas, and do not use public transportation or taxis.

Separate yourself from other people in your home: 
As much as possible, you should stay in a different room from other people in your home. Also, you should use a separate bathroom, if available.

Caregivers and Household Members

Information for caregivers of a person confirmed to have or being evaluated for, COVID-19 infection.

Close Contacts

Information for close contacts of a person confirmed to have or being evaluated for, COVID-19 infection.


Call ahead before visiting your doctor: 
Before your medical appointment, call the healthcare provider and tell them that you have, or are being evaluated for, COVID-19 infection. This will help the healthcare provider’s office take steps to keep other people from getting infected.

Wear a facemask: 
You should wear a facemask when you are in the same room with other people and when you visit a healthcare provider. If you cannot wear a facemask, the people who live with you should wear one while they are in the same room as you.

Cover your coughs and sneezes: 
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, or you can cough or sneeze into your sleeve. Throw used tissues in a lined trash can, and immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

Wash your hands: 
Wash your hands often and thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  You can use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.  Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

Avoid sharing household items:
You should not share dishes, drinking glasses, cups, eating utensils, towels, bedding, or other items with other people in your home.
After using these items, you should wash them thoroughly with soap and water.

Monitor your symptoms:
Get medical care quickly if your illness is getting worse (for example if you are having trouble breathing).
Call the healthcare provider ahead of time and tell them that you have, or are being evaluated for, COVID-19 infection. This will help the healthcare provider’s office take steps to keep other people from getting infected.

Avoid contact with pets and other animals:
Do not handle pets or other animals while sick.
Although there have not been reports of pets or other animals becoming sick with COVID-19, several types of coronaviruses can cause illness in animals and spread between animals and people.
Until we know more, avoid contact with animals and wear a facemask if you must be around animals or care for a pet.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers...

On This Pag:
Disease Basics
Prevention
Medical Information
Public Health Response and Current Situation
Travel
COVID-19 and Animals

Disease Basics:

Q: What is the 2019 Novel Coronavirus?

A: The 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is a new respiratory virus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Learn about 2019 Novel Coronavirus.


Q: What is a novel coronavirus?

A: A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), is not that same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the common cold. A diagnosis with coronavirus 229E, NL63, OC43, or HKU1 is not the same as a COVID-19 diagnosis. These are different viruses and patients with COVID-19 will be evaluated and cared for differently than patients with common coronavirus diagnoses.


Q: What is the source of COVID-19?

A: Public health officials and partners are working hard to identify the source of the COVID-19. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing illness in people and others that circulate among animals, including camels, cats, and bats. Analysis of the genetic tree of this virus is ongoing to know the specific source of the virus. SARS, another coronavirus that emerged to infect people, came from civet cats, while MERS, another coronavirus that emerged to infect people, came from camels. More information about the source and spread of COVID-19 is available on the COVID-19 Situation Summary: Source and Spread of the Virus.


Q: How does the virus spread?

A: This virus probably originally emerged from an animal source but now seems to be spreading from person-to-person. It’s important to note that person-to-person spread can happen on a continuum. Some viruses are highly contagious (like measles), while other viruses are less so. At this time, it’s unclear how easily or sustainably this virus is spreading between people. Learn what is known about the spread of newly emerged coronaviruses.


Q: Is COVID-19 the same as the MERS-CoV or SARS virus?

A: No. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing illness in people and others that circulate among animals, including camels, cats, and bats. The recently emerged COVID-19 is not the same as the coronavirus that causes Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) or the coronavirus that causes Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). However, genetic analyses suggest this virus emerged from a virus related to SARS. There are ongoing investigations to learn more. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available.
Prevention:

Q: How can I help protect myself?

A: Visit the COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment page to learn about how to protect yourself from respiratory illnesses, like COVID-19.


Q: What should I do if I had close contact with someone who has COVID-19?

A: There is information for people who have had close contact with a person confirmed to have, or being evaluated for, COVID-19 infection available online.

Q: Does CDC recommend the use of facemask in the community to prevent COVID-19?

A: No. CDC does not currently recommend the use of face masks among the general public. While limited person-to-person spread among close contacts has been detected, this virus is not currently spreading in the community in the United States.


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Medical Information:
Q: What are the symptoms and complications that COVID-19 can cause?

A: Current symptoms reported for patients with COVID-19 have included mild to severe respiratory illness with fever1, cough, and difficulty breathing. Read about COVID-19 Symptoms.

Q: Should I be tested for COVID-19?

A: If you develop a fever1 and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or shortness of breath, within 14 days after travel from China, you should call ahead to a healthcare professional and mention your recent travel or close contact. If you have had close contact2 with someone showing these symptoms who have recently traveled from this area, you should call ahead to a healthcare professional and mention your close contact and their recent travel. Your healthcare professional will work with your state’s public health department and CDC to determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19.


Q: How do you test a person for COVID-19?

A: At this time, diagnostic testing for COVID-19 can be conducted only at CDC.

State and local health departments who have identified a person under investigation (PUI) should immediately notify CDC’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to report the PUI and determine whether testing for COVID-19 at CDC is indicated. The EOC will assist local/state health departments to collect, store, and ship specimens appropriately to CDC, including during after-hours or on weekends/holidays.


For more information on specimen collection see CDC Information for Laboratories.

Q: What should healthcare professionals and health departments do?

A: For recommendations and guidance on patients under investigation; infection control, including personal protective equipment guidance; home care and isolation; and case investigation, see Information for Healthcare Professionals. For information on specimen collection and shipment, see Information for Laboratories.
Public Health Response and Current Situation


Q: What is CDC doing about COVID-19?

A: This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will continue to provide updated information as it becomes available. CDC works 24/7 to protect people’s health. It is the CDC’s job to be concerned and move quickly whenever there is a potential public health problem. More information about the CDC’s response to COVID-19 is available online.


Q: Am I at risk for COVID-19 infection in the United States?

A: This is a rapidly evolving situation and the risk assessment may change daily. The latest updates are available on CDC’s 2019 Novel Coronavirus website.


Q: Has anyone in the United States gotten infected?

A: Yes. The first infection with COVID-19 in the United States was reported on January 21, 2020. The first confirmed instance of person-person-spread with this virus in the U.S. was reported on January 30, 2020. See the current U.S. case count of infection with COVID-19.


Q: Am I at risk for novel coronavirus from a package or product shipping from China?
A: There is still a lot that is unknown about the newly emerged 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it spreads. Two other coronaviruses have emerged previously to cause severe illness in people (MERS and SARS). COVID-19 is more genetically related to SARS than MERS, but both are beta coronaviruses with their origins in bats. While we don’t know for sure that this virus will behave the same way as SARS and MERS, we can use the information from both of these earlier coronaviruses to guide us. In general, because of poor survivability of these coronaviruses on surfaces, there is likely a very low risk of spread from products or packaging that are shipped over a period of days or weeks at ambient temperatures. Coronaviruses are generally thought to be spread most often by respiratory droplets. Currently, there is no evidence to support the transmission of COVID-19 associated with imported goods and there have not been any cases of COVID-19 in the United States associated with imported goods. Information will be provided on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus website as it becomes available.


Q: Is it safe to travel to China or other countries where COVID-19 cases have occurred?

A: The situation is evolving. Stay up to date with CDC’s travel health notices related to this outbreak. These notices will be updated as more information becomes available.

Q: What if I recently traveled to China and got sick?

A: If you were in China and feel sick with fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, within 14 days after you left, you should seek medical care right away. Before you go to a doctor’s office or emergency room, call ahead and tell them about your recent travel and your symptoms. Avoid contact with others. Not travel while sick.  Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing. Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds to avoid spreading the virus to others. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol, if soap and water are not available. CDC does have additional specific guidance for travelers available online. COVID-19 and Animals


Q: What about animals or animal products imported from China?

A: CDC does not have any evidence to suggest that animals or animal products imported from China pose a risk for spreading COVID-19 in the United States. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available. The United States Department of Agriculture regulates external icon the importation of animals and animal products and the CDC regulates the importation of animals and animal products capable of spreading human disease.

Q: Should I be concerned about pets or other animals and COVID-19?
A: While this virus seems to have emerged from an animal source, it is now spreading from person-to-person. CDC recommends that people traveling to China avoid animals both alive and dead, but there is no reason to think that any animals or pets in the United States might be a source of infection with this new coronavirus.


Q: Should I avoid contact with pets or other animals if I am sick?
A: Do not handle pets or other animals while sick. Although there have not been reports of pets or other animals becoming sick with COVID-19, several types of coronaviruses can cause illness in animals and spread between animals and people. Until we know more, avoid contact with animals and wear a facemask if you must be around animals or care for a pet.


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Footnotes:
1Fever may not be present in some patients, such as those who are very young, elderly, immunosuppressed, or taking certain fever-lowering medications. Clinical judgment should be used to guide the testing of patients in such situations.


2Close contact is defined as—  being within approximately 6 feet (2 meters), or within the room or care area, of a novel coronavirus case for a prolonged period of time while not wearing recommended personal protective equipment or PPE (e.g., gowns, gloves, NIOSH-certified disposable N95 respirator, eye protection); close contact can include caring for, living with, visiting, or sharing a health care waiting for area or room with a novel coronavirus case.– or – having direct contact with infectious secretions of a novel coronavirus case (e.g., being coughed on) while not wearing recommended personal protective equipment.

See CDC’s Interim Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients Under Investigation for 2019 Novel Coronavirus


Data to inform the definition of close contact are limited. Considerations when assessing close contact include the duration of exposure (e.g., longer exposure time likely increases exposure risk) and the clinical symptoms of the person with the novel coronavirus (e.g., coughing likely increases exposure risk as does exposure to a severely ill patient). Special consideration should be given to those exposed in health care settings.


This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance.


Updated February 1, 2020
Background:
CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (named “COVID-19”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which continues to expand. Chinese health officials have reported thousands of infections with COVID-19 in China, with the virus reportedly spreading from person-to-person in many parts of that country.


Infections with COVID-19, most of them associated with travel from Wuhan, also are being reported in a growing number of international locations, including the United States. The United States reported the first confirmed instance of person-to-person spread with this virus on January 30, 2020.


On January 30, 2020, the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern external icon” (PHEIC).


On January 31, 2020, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II declared a public health emergency (PHE) for the United States to aid the nation’s healthcare community in responding to COVID-19. Also on January 31, the President of the United States signed a presidential “Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirusexternal icon“.


These measures were announced at a press briefing by members of the President’s Coronavirus Task Forceexternal icon.

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people and then spread between people such as with MERS, SARS, and now with COVID-19.

Source and Spread of the Virus:
Chinese health authorities were the first to post the full genome of the COVID-19 in GenBankexternal icon, the NIH genetic sequence database, and in the Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAIDexternal icon) portal, an action which has facilitated detection of this virus. CDC is posting the full genome of the COVID-19 viruses detected in U.S. patients to GenBank as sequencing is completed.


COVID-19 is a betacoronavirus, like MERS and SARs, all of which have their origins in bats. The sequences from U.S. patients are similar to the one that China initially posted, suggesting a likely single, recent emergence of this virus from an animal reservoir.

Early on, many of the patients in the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by COVID-19 in Wuhan, China had some link to large seafood and live animal market, suggesting animal-to-person spread. Later, a growing number of patients reportedly did not have exposure to animal markets, indicating person-to-person spread.


Chinese officials report that sustained person-to-person spread in the community is occurring in China. Person-to-person spread has been reported outside China, including in the United States and other countries. In addition, cases asymptomatic spread of the virus has been reported.

Learn what is known about the spread of newly emerged coronaviruses.
The situation in the U.S.:

Imported cases of COVID-19 infection in people have been detected in the U.S. While person-to-person spread among close contacts has been detected with this virus, at this time this virus is NOT currently spreading in the community in the United States.

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Background
Source and Spread of the Virus
The situation in the U.S.
Illness Severity
Risk Assessment
What to Expect
CDC Response
CDC Recommends
Other Available Resources


COVID-19 in the U.S.




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Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Globally





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Illness Severity:


Both MERS and SARS have been known to cause severe illness in people. The complete clinical picture with regard to COVID-19 is still not fully clear. Reported illnesses have ranged from infected people with little to no symptoms to people being severely ill and dying. Learn more about the symptoms associated with COVID-19. There are ongoing investigations to learn more. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available.

Risk Assessment:
Outbreaks of novel virus infections among people are always of public health concern. The risk from these outbreaks depends on the characteristics of the virus, including whether and how well it spreads between people, the severity of resulting illness, and the medical or other measures available to control the impact of the virus (for example, vaccine or treatment medications).


This is a very serious public health threat. The fact that this virus has caused severe illness and sustained person-to-person spread in China is concerning, but it’s unclear how the situation in the United States will unfold at this time.

The risk to individuals is dependent on exposure. At this time, some people will have an increased risk of infection, for example, healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients and other close contacts.


For the general American public, who are unlikely to be exposed to this virus, the immediate health risk from COVID-19 is considered low. The goal of the ongoing U.S. public health response is to prevent the sustained spread of COVID-19 in this country.
What to Expect: 
More cases are likely to be identified in the coming days, including more cases in the United States. It’s also likely that person-to-person the spread will continue to occur, including in the United States.

CDC Response:
CDC is closely monitoring this situation and is working with WHO and state and local public health partners to respond to this emerging public health threat.
The goal of the ongoing U.S. public health response is to prevent the sustained spread of COVID-19 in this country.

CDC established a COVID-19 Incident Management Structure on January 7, 2020. On January 21, 2020, CDC activated its Emergency Operations Center to better provides ongoing support to the COVID-19 response.

On January 27, 2020, CDC issued updated travel guidance for China, recommending that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to all of the country (Level 3 Travel Health Notice).

CDC and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are continuing to conduct enhanced entry screening of passengers who have been in Wuhan within the past 14 days at 5 designated U.S. airports. Given travel out of Wuhan has been shut down, the number of passengers who meet these criteria is dwindling.

Going forward, CBP officials will monitor for travelers with symptoms compatible with COVID-19 infection and a travel connection with China and will refer them to CDC staff for evaluation at all 20 U.S. quarantine stations.

At the same time, ALL travelers from China will be given CDC’s Travel Health Alert Notice, educating those travelers about what to do if they get sick with certain symptoms within 14 days after arriving in the United States.

On January 31, 2020, the White House 2019 Novel Coronavirus Task Force held a press conference to announce the implementation of new travel policies to be effective at 5:00 p.m. eastern standard time on February 2, 2020. See “Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirusexternal icon”.
CDC issued an updated interim Health Alert Notice (HAN) Advisory to inform state and local health departments and health care providers about this outbreak on February 1, 2020.

On January 30, 2020, CDC published guidance for healthcare providers on the clinical care of COVID-19 patients.

CDC has deployed multidisciplinary teams to Washington, Illinois, California, and Arizona to assist health departments with clinical management, contact tracing, and communications.

CDC has developed a real-time Reverse transcription-polymerase Chain Reaction (RRT-PCR) test that can diagnose COVID-19 in respiratory and serum samples from clinical specimens. On January 24, 2020, CDC publicly posted the assay protocol for this test. Currently, testing for this virus must take place at CDC, but in the coming days and weeks, CDC will share these tests with domestic and international partners through the agency’s International Reagent Resourceexternal icon.

CDC uploaded the entire genome of the virus from all five reported cases in the United States to GenBank.

CDC also is growing the virus in cell culture, which is necessary for further studies, including for additional genetic characterization.

CDC Recommends:
While the immediate risk of this new virus to the American public is believed to be low at this time, everyone can do their part to help us respond to this emerging public health threat: 
For everyone: It’s currently flu and respiratory disease season, and CDC recommends getting vaccinated, taking everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs, and taking flu antivirals if prescribed.

For healthcare professionals:
Be on the look-out for people with travel history to China and fever and respiratory symptoms.

If you are a healthcare professional caring for a 2109-nCoV patient, please take care of yourself and follow the recommended infection control procedures.
For people who may have COVID-19 infection: Please follow CDC guidance on how to reduce the risk of spreading your illness to others.

For travelers: Stay up to date with CDC’s travel health notices related to this outbreak.

Other Available Resources:
The following resources are available with information on COVID-19
CDC Travelers’ Health: Novel Coronavirus in China
CDC Health Alert Network Advisory Update and Interim Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
CDC Health Alert Network Advisory Update and Interim Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China
CDC Health Alert Network Advisory information for state and local health departments and health care providers
CDC Information on Coronaviruses
World Health Organization, Coronavirusexternal icon

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Age, Sex, Existing Conditions of COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

Last updated: February 29, 4:40 GMT
There are two sources that provide age, sex, and comorbidity statistics:
  • The Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission published on Feb. 28 by WHO, [2] which is based on 55,924 laboratory-confirmed cases. The report notes that "The Joint Mission acknowledges the known challenges and biases of reporting crude CFR early in an epidemic" (see also our discussion on; How to calculate the mortality rate during an outbreak)
  • A paper by the Chinese CCDC released on Feb. 17, which is based on 72,314 confirmed, suspected, and asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 in China as of Feb. 11, and was published in the Chinese Journal of Epidemiology [1]
We will list data from both, labeling them as "confirmed cases" and "all cases" respectively in the tables.

Age of Coronavirus Deaths

COVID-19 Fatality Rate by AGE:

*Death Rate = (number of deaths / number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). This probability differs depending on the age group. The percentages shown below do not have to add up to 100%, as they do NOT represent the share of deaths by age group. Rather, it represents, for a person in a given age group, the risk of dying if infected with COVID-19.
AGE
DEATH RATE
confirmed cases
DEATH RATE
all cases
80+ years old
21.9%
14.8%
70-79 years old

8.0%
60-69 years old

3.6%
50-59 years old

1.3%
40-49 years old

0.4%
30-39 years old

0.2%
20-29 years old

0.2%
10-19 years old

0.2%
0-9 years old
no fatalities



*Death Rate = (number of deaths/number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). The percentages do not have to add up to 100%, as they do NOT represent the share of deaths by age group.
In general, relatively few cases are seen among children.

Sex ratio

COVID-19 Fatality Rate by SEX:

*Death Rate = (number of deaths / number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). This probability differs depending on sex. When reading these numbers, it must be taken into account that smoking in China is much more prevalent among males. Smoking increases the risks of respiratory complications.
SEX
DEATH RATE
confirmed cases
DEATH RATE
all cases
Male
4.7%
2.8%
Female
2.8%
1.7%
*Death Rate = (number of deaths/number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). The percentages do not have to add up to 100%, as they do NOT represent the share of deaths by sex.

Pre-existing medical conditions (comorbidities)

Patients who reported no pre-existing ("comorbid") medical conditions had a case fatality rate of 0.9%. Pre-existing illnesses that put patients at higher risk of dying from a COVID-19 infection are:

COVID-19 Fatality Rate by COMORBIDITY:

*Death Rate = (number of deaths / number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). This probability differs depending on a pre-existing condition. The percentage shown below does NOT represent in any way the share of deaths by pre-existing conditions. Rather, it represents, for a patient with a given pre-existing condition, the risk of dying if infected by COVID-19.
PRE-EXISTING CONDITION
DEATH RATE
confirmed cases
DEATH RATE
all cases
Cardiovascular disease
13.2%
10.5%
Diabetes
9.2%
7.3%
Chronic respiratory disease
8.0%
6.3%
Hypertension
8.4%
6.0%
Cancer
7.6%
5.6%
no pre-existing conditions

0.9%
*Death Rate = (number of deaths / number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). The percentages do not have to add up to 100%, as they do NOT represent the share of deaths by the condition.

Novel Coronavirus Worldometer Sections:

Sources

  1. Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) [Pdf] - World Health Organization, Feb. 28, 2020


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