For the latest news and data from affected countries, the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security offers daily recaps with case counts and travel restrictions. Johns Hopkins also has a global map of confirmed outbreaks, while The New York Times has mapped confirmed U.S. cases. The World Health Organization has useful guides on protecting yourself and how to tell fact from myth. For official U.S. updates on the pandemic, visit cdc.gov. Updated 4/2/20
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