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 2019-nCoV 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. Learn about 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
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Accurate and reliable information can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website.
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Yes. Review this online resource for vaccination options. The city does not receive vaccine shipments directly.
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