The Coronavirus COVID-19 was first identified on January 7, 2020. Since that time, its spread across the globe has been rapid and pervasive. On March 11, the WHO (World Health Organization) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.
A new strain, previously unidentified in humans, Coronavirus COVID-19 causes adverse affects similar to the influenza virus. Common signs of infection include:
In the most severe cases, it can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.