Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases and leads to deaths. It is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.
The coronavirus is believed to have originated in the central city of Wuhan, China and is spreading across the country at an alarming rate.
Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.
Death toll rises: As of today February 23rd 2020, the number of deaths from the novel coronavirus has risen to 2,461. There are over 79,930 cases globally, and 20 deaths outside mainland China.
Last month ADCC Mongolia was cancelled as a result of the Coronavirus:
Eddie Bravo on the recent Joe Rogan podcast gave his thoughts on the Coronavirus outbreak. Bravo is known for his conspiracy theories. The other guys make fun of him as he is talking. Bravo then talks about how scientists could have produced the virus themselves in Wuhan.