What is Coronavirus?
Coronaviruses are a huge family of viruses. Many of which, circulate among our population causing mild illnesses, such as the common cold. However, the virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new strain first identified in China. Health experts around the world continue to learn more about this new strain.
The virus has symptoms associated with respiratory illnesses, including fever, cough and shortness of breath. It seems to spread like other respiratory illnesses as well, primarily through person-to-person contact.