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FAQ: Local, state and national responses to COVID-19

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaking during a forum hosted by the Campaign for College Opportunity as he runs for governor of California. Newsom declared a state of emergency on March 4 in response to the coronavirus.

Gavin Rock

March 13, 2020

Question: What is the coronavirus? Answer: According to the CDC, coronavirus refers to the family of viruses that are commonly found in humans and animals. Forms of the virus that have spread from animals to people include MERS-Cov, SARS-Cov, and the new virus, which causes the disease called COVID-1...