2019 novel coronavirus

Illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control shows the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

INDIANAPOLIS — After a potential novel coronavirus patient in Porter County tested negative, there are currently no suspected cases in Indiana.

However, the Indiana State Department of Health is continuing efforts to educate Hoosiers about the virus that originated in China. The goal to ensure that the public, healthcare providers and local health departments have the latest information to keep themselves and their communities healthy, according to State Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box.

— From staff reports

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