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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

What do you know about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that is causing a health emergency?

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans (SARS-CoV-2). To find out more, watch this short video which was revised on 15 June 2020 to reflect the evolving context.

Further resources are available online:

Learn about OpenWHO, WHO’s interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering online courses to improve the response to health emergencies here:

Explaining Coronavirus for People with Learning Disabilities

This video is for people with learning disabilities to help understand what is Coronavirus, how it can spread from person to person, and what restrictions are in place. It may help to also watch the video ‘Explaining Social Distancing for People with Learning Disabilities’.



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