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What you should know about the coronavirus?

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has led to an outbreak of respiratory illness around the world. According to the WHO, more cases are likely to be identified in the coming days. We know you may have questions, so we’ve put together what you should know to stay informed and keep yourself and the ones you love protected.

1- WHAT IS A CORONAVIRUS?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses known to cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to severe acute respiratory syndrome.

2-WHAT IS THE NEW CORONAVIRUS?

The New Coronavirus (COVID-2019) is a new strain of corona virus that has not been previously detected in humans.

3- HOW DOES COVID-19 SPREAD BETWEEN PEOPLE?

The virus is transmitted through:

- Direct contact

- Respiratory droplets produced while talking, sneezing or coughing

- Breathing

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FAQ

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses known to cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to severe acute respiratory syndrome.

The New Coronavirus (COVID-2019) is a new strain of corona virus that has not been previously detected in humans.

The source of the new coronavirus is currently unknown; however, infected animals are considered a potential source.

Yes, the virus can be spread from person-to-person through direct or indirect contact with an infected person

The virus is transmitted through:

- Direct contact

- Respiratory droplets produced while talking, sneezing or coughing

- Breathing

No, according to the current data, most new cases show mild symptoms COVID-19 is less severe than other common respiratory diseases However, individuals with weakened immune systems are at a higher risk of developing serious complications

- There are no specific treatments for infections caused by COVID-19

- However, doctors may alleviate symptoms, while the patients’ immune system fights off the virus.

- Supportive care is proven to be effective.

There are no existing vaccines or treatments as of yet

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