In December of 2019, an outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China, and was recognized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11, 2020. The pandemic led to global socioeconomic disruption as drastic action was taken to suppress the outbreak. This up-to-date timeline by FRASER (Federal Reserve Bank) details and key events in the crisis, focusing on its impact in the United States.
This page contains a listing of recently published research products, divided into eight general subject areas, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) has prepared for Congress related to COVID-19. Additional CRS products related to COVID-19 are available on this website and are accessible by searching on the topic using the above search box.