Coronavirus is a new respiratory illness that has not previously been seen in humans but has been seen in animals such as rats, squirrels, foxes and many other creatures.


The outbreak firstly occurred in Wuhan, China.

According to the BBC cases of coronavirus has spread in many places such as 

Japan (14) , Thailand (14),France(6) and Uk (2).


The director general of the worlds health organisation Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyeus has stated that the coronavirus is now a global emergency due to the outbreak spreading outside of China.



Who is most at risk ? 


According to new study middle aged men are to be most at risk of the coronavirus disease. The virus has infected over 7000 people since December 2018. New research found out that 2/3 of the patients were male. ½ of the people were exposed to Huanan seafood market where it’s believed the virus leaped to the humans.

All who caught the coronavirus also delicious pneumonia 

17/99 developed acute respiratory distress syndrome, and of those, 11 died.



How to prevent yourself from the coronavirus disease?


  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 30 seconds. 
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue ( then throw the tissue in the trash).
  • Clean and disinfectant  frequently touched objects and surfaces.