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Health Question

What is Coronavirus?

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Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, the viruses cause respiratory infections ? including the common cold ? which are typically mild. The name "coronavirus" is derived from the Latin corona, meaning crown or halo Among humans, infection most often occurs during the winter months as well as early spring. It is not uncommon for a person to become ill with a cold that is caused by a coronavirus and then catch it again about four months later.

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