What is COVID-19
COVID-19 = Coronavirus Disease, Identified in 2019
COVID-19 is a new respiratory illness that spreads from person to person. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respirator tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. COVID-19 symptoms can range from mild (or no symptoms) to severe illness. COVID-19 is primarily spread from person to person.