2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Monitoring For Employees

Occupational Health Clinic
February 3, 2020

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus is a virus that has emerged in Wuhan City (Hubei Province), China and has caused respiratory illness. It appears to have first started from exposure to animals at a seafood and animal market. There is now evidence of human-to-human spread, though ease of transmission is not yet known. The incubation period (time from exposure to development of symptoms) can be up to 14 days.