Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

This article is about the coronavirus group. For the epidemic spreading coronavirus, see 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Coronavirus is a group of several virus types that cause disease factors in mammals and birds. These are RNA viruses. In humans, they are caused by respiratory tract infections, which are mostly moderate in intensity but sometimes fatal. This diarrhea occurs in cows and pigs, and in chickens due to diseases of the upper respiratory tract. No vaccine or antiviral is currently available for prevention and treatment depends on the creature’s own immune system and Symptoms are treated so that the body remains strong while fighting infection, (such as dehydration, fever, etc.)

Coronavirus Outbreak

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus, originating from the Wuhan city of China, is an example of viruses from the same group, whose infection is rapidly spreading in the 2019–20 period as the 2019–20 Wuhan Corona virus outbreak. Recently the WHO named it COVID-19.


In Latin, “corona” means “crown”, and the thorn-like structures surrounding the particles of this virus have a crown-like shape in the electron microscope on which it was named.

This virus has also come from animals. Most people who come to the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market located in the city center of China or often work people who sell live or newly slaughtered animals who were infected with the virus.