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At the end of 2019, a novel coronavirus (a specific virus that causes human and animal disease) was identified as the cause of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei Province of China. It rapidly spread thereafter, resulting in an epidemic throughout China, with quick spread globally, affecting now nearly every continent. Understanding of this novel coronavirus is still evolving.

COVID-19 and diabetes

05 March, 2020
COVID-19 is a new and potentially serious coronavirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the COVID-19 outbreak to be a public health emergency of international concern.
Although Africa has not been hit as hard by COVID-19 as many feared it would, the impact of the virus has been overwhelming for many communities. The post Diabetes and COVID-19 – the impact on young African adults appeared first on Diabetes Voice.

MY FIRST COVID-19 VACCINATION DOSE

19 March, 2021 16:47:12
By Paige Lindbloom When Governor Polis announced those with two or more high-risk conditions (including type 1 diabetes) would be in the next COVID-19 vaccination phase, I did not expect it to affect me. To my knowledge, I only have type 1 diabetes and I have been lucky enough to avoid other chronic diseases. So... Read More The post MY FIRST COVID-19 VACCINATION DOSE appeared first on Children's Diabetes Foundation.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

10 MARCH, 2020
The CDC has determined that COVID-19 is a serious public health threat—and older adults and people with serious chronic medical conditions, including diabetes, are at a higher risk of experiencing complications and getting very sick from it.