What is COVID-19?

Symptoms of COVID-19

Symptoms may range from mild to severe or can even result in death for confirmed COVID-19 cases. Usual cases show symptoms within 2-14 days after exposure but those who are asymptomatic may never present symptoms.

How To Stay Safe

To prevent the spread of germs, please:

Top Headlines

For more information, check out the TWIV Podcast

In the This Week in Virology (TWIV) channel, hosted by Vincent Racaniello with co-hosts Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Brianne Barker, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker, they cover all things viruses to inform viewers about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Data Source

Reported cases are collected from an online statistics website.
Unreported cases and Re are calculated using models from the study,"Differential Effects of Intervention Timing on COVID-19 Spread in the US".
Basic COVID-19 background information and symptoms from District of Columbia government website.

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