Coronaviruses are type of virus. There are many different kinds, & some cause disease newly identified type has caused recent outbreak of respiratory ilnessnow called COVID-19 that started in China.
- COVID-19 is the disease caused by the new coronavirus that emerged in China in December 2020.
- COVID-19 symptoms include cough, fever and shortness of breath. COVID-19 can be severe, and some cases have caused death.
- The new coronavirus can be spread from person to person. It is diagnosed with a laboratory test.