What is a Coronavirus?
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses.
They are found in animals as well as humans.
Some of them are known to infect people and cause illnesses such as. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome i.e. MERS. And Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome i.e. SARS.
Novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV is a new strain of coronavirus.
Which was first detected in Wuhan, China in December 2019.
The disease caused by novel coronavirus is named as COVID-19. Here “CO” & “VI” are taken from the word coronavirus are taken from the word coronavirus. While D stands for disease and 19 stands for year 2019.
Some people might suffer from mild symptoms like runny nose, sore throat, cough and fever.
Because of the virus while some might experience severe symptoms leading to pneumonia.
For some people, this disease has also proven to be fatal.
Research is still on.
But the animal source of the novel coronavirus has not yet been identified.
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