Name: COVID-19 (or coronavirus)
Status: Pandemic (WHO)
Affects: Respiratory system
Transmission: Primarily via coughing / sneezing and other direct contact with already infected persons.
Symptoms: Fever, cough and shortness of breath
Develop symptoms: Can take between 2 to 14 days to develop, and possibly longer.
Pets: No evidence of transmission to humans. Advice for pet owners: Wash your hands after handling domestic pets.
Vaccine: Presently, no vaccine against COVID-19.
Elderly and Vulnerable: To perform quarantine practices and avoid leaving their residence unless in cases of emergency.
This advice is meant as a guideline only and should not be used in lieu of expert medical advice. Furthermore, information contained herein is correct at the time of publishing and is subject to change and may change in the future.