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Coronaviruse has are a family of viruses that range from the common cold to MERS Corona virus, which is Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus ANZAAS, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus.


Corona viruses are circulating in animals in some of these Corona virus, as have the capability of transmitting between animals and humans. We call that a spillover event.


Corona virus is typically cause respiratory symptoms, so we recommend basic hand hygiene, such as washing your hands with soap and water and respiratory hygiene, such as when you sneeze, sneezing into your elbow. Ways to protect yourself against a potential animal source would be to avoid unnecessary unprotected contact with live animals and to make sure that you wash your hands thoroughly after contact with an animal and also to make sure that your meat is cooked thoroughly before consuming. There are no specific treatments for coronaviruses, but symptoms can be treated.