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What is COVID-19?

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COVID-19 is a newly identified infectious disease that is part of the larger family of viruses called Coronavirus. These diseases range from mild illnesses such as the common cold to severe illness such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). While coronaviruses can affect both animals and humans, human coronaviruses specifically are known to cause respiratory infections.

All material copyright MediResource Inc. 1996 – 2020. Terms and conditions of use. The contents herein are for informational purposes only. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Source: www.medbroadcast.com/healthfeature/gethealthfeature/COVID-19---Overview-Symptoms-Diagnosis-and-Treatment