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Information about the novel coronavirus that causes a disease dubbed "COVID-19" is still very new and incredibly fluid as the United States begins to see its first community spread cases and fatalities. As a result, the basic details can easily get lost in the shuffle.
In the gallery above, you'll find images from the World Health Organization (WHO) busting some common myths that have been circulating about COVID-19 and what people have been advised to do about it.
CLICK HERE for an interactive map from from Oregon Emergency Management that tracks the number of confirmed cases, patients that recovered, and deaths from COVID-19 — all over the world.
Below you'll find a NewsWatch 12 infographic with information currently being circulated by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) about the virus and what the average person should know:
- What we know so far about the new coronavirus, COVID-19
- First responders say they're prepared for COVID-19 coronavirus
- Thirty new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in Oregon, state total nears 200
- A second positive case of COVID-19 is confirmed in Oregon
- First person dies from COVID-19 in the US
- Myth versus fact when it comes to COVID-19
- State of Emergency declared for Oregon due to COVID-19
- Jackson County Jail assigns team to handle COVID-19 concerns
- Local churches change up Sunday services following COVID-19 concerns
- Governor Kate Brown announces statewide school closures due to COVID-19