◊ The World Health Organization has declared a public health emergency of international concern and
rates the global risk assessment as very high.

◊ The situation is evolving rapidly with global case counts and deaths increasing each day.

◊ Person-to-person spread has been confirmed, but it is uncertain how easily the virus spreads
between people.

◊ Clinical trials and investigations to learn more about the virus, its origin, and how it affects humans
are ongoing.