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Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can cause illnesses in animals and humans. These illnesses can range from the common cold to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new strain not previously identified in humans. COVID-19 was originally detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, and has now spread to more than 34 countries, including the United States, which prompted the declaration of a public health emergency.
Governor Cooper announced that North Carolina will hold four cash drawings of $1 million each over the summer. North Carolinians over the age of 18 who have been vaccinated or who receive their COVID-19 vaccination will be eligible. North Carolinians between the ages of 12 and 17 who receive at least one shot will be eligible to win one of four $125,000 scholarships.Latest Updates), North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper (Press Releases, Twitter)
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