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

 

"Copy + Paste" the code below to embed this infographic into your website.

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.
You May Also Like
AUG 26, 2016
Infographics
Can We Save the Bees?
AUG 26, 2016
Can We Save the Bees?
Did you know that honey bees, both wild and domestic, account for 80% of all pollination around the world? The bees are ...
APR 13, 2017
Infographics
The Clean Energy Revolution
APR 13, 2017
The Clean Energy Revolution
When you consider global temperatures, extreme weather patterns, or de-habitation, it’s clear that climate change ...
JUN 20, 2017
Infographics
How and Why We Have Allergic Reactions
JUN 20, 2017
How and Why We Have Allergic Reactions
Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. and have increased in incidence by an estimated 50% o ...
MAR 05, 2018
Health & Medicine
15 interesting facts about Coffee and Caffeine (you probably didn't know)
MAR 05, 2018
15 interesting facts about Coffee and Caffeine (you probably didn't know)
We love coffee. It helps us start our day. It is usually the first drink we drink in the morning, and we will probably t ...
OCT 10, 2018
Infographics
Tumor Growth & Development
OCT 10, 2018
Tumor Growth & Development
As an ode to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we shed light on tumors. Why do tumors grow? When do tumors become a threat? ...
MAY 13, 2020
Infographics
7 Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness + Meditation
MAY 13, 2020
7 Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness + Meditation
During the past two decades, scientists have been increasingly interested in studying mindfulness. Early findings inspir ...
Loading Comments...