COVID-19 is a disease caused by a Coronavirus, a common virus that can cause what doctors call a respiratory tract infection.It can affect your upper respiratory tract(sinuses,nose,and throat) or lower respiratory tract( windpipe and lungs). Coronavirus disease(COVID-19) is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans. The virus mainly spreads from person to person. Common signs of  Novel Coronavirus(COVID-19) infection include respiratory symptoms, fever,cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome,kidney failure and even death. Most of the time it spreads when a sick person coughs or sneezes. They can spray droplets as far as 6 feet away.If you breathe them in or swallow them, the virus can get into your body. Some people have spread the new virus without being sick, but that’s less common. You can also get the virus from touching a surface or object the virus in on, then touching your mouth,nose or possibly your eyes. If you are exposed and infected, symptoms can show up in a few as 2 days or as many as 14. It varies from person to person. Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include regular hand washing or clean them with an alcohol-based sanitizer.This kills viruses on your hands. Stay at least 6 feet away from anyone who’s coughing or sneezing. Don’t touch your face. Coronaviruses can live on surfaces you touch for up to a few hours. If they get on your hands and get to your eyes, nose, or mouth,they can get into your body. Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illnesses such as coughing and sneezing. 

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