This guide provides resources about the Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, and is intended for research purposes only. More content will be added as resources and information become available. For official MUSC Health communications on this topic, please visit the MUSC Coronavirus Information site.
Coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated COVID-19, is the disease caused by the novel 2019 coronavirus. This disease was previously called “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV.” The virus that causes COVID-19 has been named SARS-CoV-2.