What is COVID-19?

COVID-19, also known as Novel coronavirus or just coronavius, is a virus strain that was first detected in December 2019 and has now been detected in almost 90 locations internationally and in the many states in the U.S. The virus, while having mild effects in most people, can cause severe illness and pneumonia in others, such as the elderly or those with underlying medical conditions.

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1. What is COVID-19?
2. How does COVID-19 spread?
3. How severe is COVID-19?
4. Who is at risk for COVID-19?
5. How can I protect myself from getting COVID-19?
6. What are the symptoms?
7. What do I do if I have symptoms?