Facts About The Coronavirus You Should Know

Facts About The Coronavirus You Should Know

Below we have listed a few facts about the Coronavirus you should know. This new virus is sweeping across the world.

1. Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases
such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).

2. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people.

3. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties.

4. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person to person. Between people who are in close contact with one another
(within about 6 feet). Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

5. People are thought to be most contagious when they are most symptomatic (the sickest).

6. It may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then
touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes, but this is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads.

7. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure

8. There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease

9. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus

10. Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

11. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

12. Stay home when you are sick..

13.Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

14. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

We hope these facts will keep you and your family safe through this Pandemic.
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