There is a spread of a new coronavirus that is wreaking havoc in Wuhan City, located in China's Hubei Province. The virus outbreak started in early December 2019 and has continued to spread. The people who were first to become infected were related to the South China seafood wholesale market, which has been closed since then.

Thousands of cases have been reported by health officials in China. There are also cases that have been identified in other countries, mostly spread by people traveling outside of China, including the Chinese or people returning from China to their respective countries. The virus can spread from one person to another through contact or even by being close to the infected person.

More than 20 countries have reported cases, including Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, Germany, Vietnam, Australia, France, the United States, India, the United Kingdom, etc. and many other countries Screening Centers have been established for people coming from China.

This is a large family of viruses that are collectively known as the Coronavirus. Most of the known symptoms of coronavirus only have simple effects in people, such as transmitting a mild respiratory disease such as the common cold, but there have been two cases of coronavirus that have shown massive effects in those infected who are Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS ) coronavirus and coronavirus of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).


Fever, cough, and shortness of breath are some of the signs and symptoms that have been observed in infected people. Some of the patients have also reported having a sore throat. There has been speculation about the serious potential of novel coronavirus disease, although these claims are not supported by adequate evidence. People with chronic diseases and elderly patients may have a greater chance of having serious illness as a result of this virus.


According to the WHO, people who live or travel in the area where the virus prevails have a high risk of infection. Currently, the virus is only present in China, and all non-residents of China who have been infected have traveled to China recently and have been in contact with infected people who are from China.

So, according to the WHO, the risk for people who do not live in China is very low, as long as they do not come into contact with one of the Chinese non-residents who are infected. Furthermore, the WHO states that simple disinfectants can easily remove the virus if it is present on a surface, and the survival time of the virus on any surface is also quite low.

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There is a spread of a new coronavirus that is wreaking havoc in Wuhan City, located in China's Hubei Province.