- A coronavirus is a large classification of viruses. They are estimated to cause about a third of all cases of the common cold. The most common forms can cause mild to moderate illness in people, while other forms circulate among animals, including dogs, camels, cats, and bats.
- The COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that has not been seen in humans. Symptoms
mirror those of the flu, including fever and cough.
- The virus is spread through direct contact with someone who is infected, much like the flu.
- At this time, there are no anti-viral drugs or vaccines that can reduce the severity or spread of the illness.