COVID-19

COVID-19

COVID-19

03/14/20

“What exactly is the novel Coronavirus and why is it so deadly?”

 

As of writing, the entire world seems to be in a panic. A new infectious disease has been spreading, prompting entire countries to shut down travel and impose quarantines. But what is the root Well, this is from a new virus that has been spreading around. The Coronavirus disease 2019, often referred to in professional circles as COVID-19, is a virus that is thought to have an animal-origin which gives infected individuals flue-like symptoms such as fever, dry cough, and fatigue. Since older individuals have a fairly high death rate (around 15%) and it can spread fairly easily from person-to-person, governments are taking extra precautions and mandating extreme isolative measures to prevent further spread.

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