What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans.

Symptoms* of Coronavirus include:
Patients with COVID-19 have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness. Symptoms include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath