What is a Coronavirus? | COVID-19 | #aumsum

What is a Coronavirus? | COVID-19 | #aumsum

February 27, 2020 0 By Stanley Isaacs


It’s AumSum Time. What is a Coronavirus? It is an Alien which is haunting all of us. Oh AumSum. 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. 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.