Dioceses in northern Italy suspend Mass, enter Quarantine as coronavirus outbreak grows

Dioceses in northern Italy suspend Mass, enter Quarantine as coronavirus outbreak grows

CNA—Several Catholic dioceses in northern Italy have suspended Mass and other activities this week to help contain the spread of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by coronavirus. The northern regions of Italy saw a dramatic uptick in coronavirus cases, prompting some regions to suspend all events or gatherings in public or private. In response to…

More Questions about the coronavirus answered

More Questions about the coronavirus answered

You may know how the coronavirus began and have a vague notion of its symptoms.  In this article, 11 questions about the coronavirus are answered, including symptoms, how the virus spreads, whether or not to travel, and more. Vox—The coronavirus outbreak, centered in China, keeps evolving at a dizzying speed. With the case toll rising…

What to know about China’s Coronavirus

What to know about China’s Coronavirus

The following article was eye-opening.  Apparently “coronavirus” is a genus and there are different species under it.  Put another way, “coronavirus” is a generic term referring to a specific type of virus.  The current outbreak has been dubbed the “Wuhan virus” after the city where the first report emerged earlier this month. That said, there…