first impressions and
the fight against covid-19
SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Accute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus D) is a virus which can cause Coronavirus-D (Covid-19), the disease which is spreading across the globe. The name was chosen by WHO in February 2020, because the virus is genetically related to the coronavirus responsible for the SARS outbreak of 2003. While related, the two viruses are different. People infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness..
Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, which is available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Take care of your health and protect others by doing the following: