MAR 19, 2020 4:29 PM PDT

All You Need to Know About Coronavirus (CoVID-19)

WRITTEN BY: Liat Ben-Senior

A new coronavirus, first identified in China in December 2019, has caused an outbreak of respiratory illness that was recently named CoVID19.


CoVID-19 is spreading with wildfire speed and is a public health concern.


To date, there are 215,565 of confirmed CoVID-19 cases and 8893 CoVID-19 related deaths in the world and these numbers are being updated constantly (view current outbreak status). Many countries, including the U.S, are now in a state of a public health emergency. There is no known medication or vaccine to this virus, and currently, the only measure of defense is social isolation and hand hygiene. Here is what we know so far about the CoVID-19 virus. Keep safe and make sure you follow the CDC guidelines

 

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About the Author
  • Content and marketing professional specializing in the biotech and life sciences industry. My scientific background includes immunology and molecular biology research, both in academia as well as in industry. A constant learner, who is fascinated by the forefront of science. Very excited to join Labroots’ team of writers.
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