[Infographic] How to Study: COVID-19

COVID-19 is a disease caused by an infection of the SARS-CoV-2, which is a new strain of coronavirus first discovered in Wuhan, China. This novel coronavirus is now transmitted via respiratory droplets and causes fever, cough and pneumonia.

COVID-19

Some topics you will learn in this infographic:

RNA Virus:
The genetic material for Coronavirus is RNA (ribonucleic acid).

SS Positive Linear:
The genetic material for coronavirus is composed of RNA, which is single-stranded linear positive.

Common Cold:
Coronavirus is responsible for the common cold, and infection of the upper respiratory tract. Patients develop coughing, sneezing, runny nose, fever and conjunctivitis. This occurs typically during the winter and early spring months. Based off of clinical symptoms, it is hard to distinguish from rhinovirus.

SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome):
Coronavirus is responsible for the common cold, and infection of the upper respiratory tract. Patients develop coughing, sneezing, runny nose, fever and conjunctivitis. This occurs typically during the winter and early spring months. Based off of clinical symptoms, it is hard to distinguish from rhinovirus.

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