What is the coronavirus and how worried should we be about it?

China Comments Off

What are the symptoms caused by the virus from Wuhan in China, how is it transmitted from person to person, and at what point should you see a doctor?

It is a novel coronavirus – that is to say, a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronaviruses, it has come from animals. Many of those infected either worked or frequently shopped in the Huanan seafood wholesale market in the centre of the Chinese city, which also sold live and newly slaughtered animals. New and troubling viruses usually originate in animal hosts. Ebola and flu are examples.

Related: Coronavirus: how to protect yourself from infection

Continue reading…
Source: china
Link : What is the coronavirus and how worried should we be about it?

Author

Search

Back to Top

Skip to content