- Feb 23, 2005
Follow on from International COVID-19 Updates & Discussion 2Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus that had not been previously identified in humans.
The virus causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever and in more severe cases, pneumonia. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently and avoiding touching your face.
HOW IT SPREADS
The new coronavirus spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze, or through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose.
A follow-on from the first thread here: https://mybroadband.co.za/forum/threads/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-updates-discussion.1065794