Combatting COVID-19

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and UBC’s response

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The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause respiratory infection which in some cases has led to death. Initial reports suggest the mortality rate is less than severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) or Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). For the latest updated information on the novel coronavirus, please visit the BC Centre for Disease Control website.

The Public Health Agency of Canada has set up a novel coronavirus telephone information line at: 1-833-784-4397.