How were the underlying conditions for people considered higher risk of serious illness with COVID-19 selected?

This list is based on:

  • What we are learning from the outbreak in other countries and in the United States.
  • What we know about risk from other respiratory infections, like flu. As CDC gets more information about COVID-19 cases here in the United States, we will update this list as needed.

Source: CDC, USA

Can I catch the coronavirus by eating food handled or prepared by others?

Is a lost sense of smell a symptom of COVID-19? What should I do if I lose my sense of smell?

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