The Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first identified in Wuhan, China and reported by the World Health Organization on December 31. It has infected hundreds of Chinese citizens with pneumonia-like symptoms and has now spread across international boundaries. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to understand the impact of this outbreak on the private sector and how companies should consider their response.
Situation Summary – CDC updates related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus
Travel Notice –Level 3 Warning: Avoid Nonessential Travel to Wuhan, China
Guidance for Businesses – CDC guidance for the private sector
U.S. Private Sector Backing - Information provided by Direct Relief
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak - World Health Organization
Webinar with the CDC on Understanding the Coronavirus: Monday, January 27 @ 3:00 p.m. ET
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted a webinar on Monday, January 27 in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and featured Dr. Nancy Messonnier who leads CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.
On the webinar, participants learned more about the impact of this outbreak on the private sector and how companies should consider their response.