Newswise — Rutgers infectious disease experts are available to discuss the Wuhan coronavirus. Experts at the NJ Poison Control Center at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School are also available to discuss the public hotline (1-800-222-1222) that it operates on behalf of the New Jersey Department of Health.

As a 24-hour hotline staffed continuously with trained healthcare professionals, the New Jersey Poison Center is standing by to answer questions about this emerging infection. The call is always free, and we can communicate in any language to the public as well as healthcare professionals,” said Diane Calello, Executive and Medical Director of the New Jersey Poison Center.

Media interested in speaking to an infectious disease expert can contact Patti Verbanas ([email protected]; 848-932-0551) or LaCarla Donaldson ([email protected]; 973-972-1216).