Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

On December 31, 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) was informed of a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. Illnesses have since been linked to a disease caused by a previously unidentified strain of coronavirus, designated Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19. The disease has spread to other countries, including the United States. This page contains a listing of published research products the Congressional Research Service (CRS) has prepared for Congress related to COVID-19.

By law, CRS staff are only available to assist Members, committees and staff of Congress and respond to their congressional requests. Inquiries from the media should be directed to [email protected].


Global Issues

Public Health

Economic Impacts on Individuals

Impacts on Business and the U.S. Economy

Executive Branch Response

Congressional Response and Legislation

Legal Analyses