Learn about the Novel Coronavirus


World Health Organization (WHO) – TRANSCEND Media Service

31 Jan 2020

What do you know about the novel Coronavirus that is causing a health emergency? Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

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One Response to “Learn about the Novel Coronavirus”

  1. Lachlan says:

    I am however disgusted that you guys removed the video which listed the source of the virus before Wuhan by the American if my memory served me right the one who wrote the laws on viruses. How about stopping bowing down to big brother and allow us to make our own minds up.
    I am a nurse in the UK, the Chinese strain and the one in Europe are not the same genetic make-up.