Coronavirus is a virus that started in China.
It spread to many countries in Europe
and all around the world.
Coronavirus is also called COVID-19.
This is the name of the disease.
People with the Coronavirus disease have:
- a high temperature
- a cough
- a short breath
Please keep in mind that if you feel this way
it doesn’t mean that you have the Coronavirus disease for sure.
It can also be a normal flu.
You can call the emergency number for Coronavirus in your country
and explain how you feel.
Call only if you really think
you may have the disease.
There are some things you can do
to not get the Coronavirus disease.
- wash your hands often
with soap and water
and for 20 seconds at least
- do not touch your face
if your hands are not clean
- cough and sneeze in a tissue
and then throw the tissue away
- stay home as much as possible.
The situation of Coronavirus can be different
depending on the country you live in.
Governments are taking different actions
in every country.
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