A Short Guide on How Illnesses Like COVID-19 are Transferred and How to Avoid Them☰
Despite popular belief that the current illness spreading through the world is known as "The Coronavirus", it is actually SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19 for short, a specific strain of coronavirus. Many diseases seen before have come from the coronavirus family, such as MERS and SARS. They are most common in animals and can be transmitted to humans in rare cases, such as now.
To date, COVID-19 has spread to over 70 countires across the globe, and has infected over 1,000,000 people.