February 5, 2020: Novel Coronavirus Health Message – U.S. Embassy Kuwait

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a virus identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.  No cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus have been identified in Kuwait as of February 5.  The U.S. Embassy in Kuwait will continue to monitor the situation in Kuwait closely.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning for all of China. The CDC has also published suggestions on how to reduce your risk of contracting the Novel Coronavirus.