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To contract the Coronavirus, you first have to come into contact with it through..
an infected person's respiratory secretions like a cough or sneeze.
physical contact with an infected person.
physically touching a surface that the virus is on and then touching your mouth or nose before washing your hands.
All of the above
Coronavirus has mostly affected which age group?
elderly 50-80 yrs old
young children 0-12 yrs old
young adults 21-35 yrs old
What is the incubation period for the Coronavirus?
up to 14 days
the Latin word "corona," which means ...........
8. Are antibiotics effective in preventing and treating the new coronavirus?
9. Are there any specific medicines to prevent or treat the new coronavirus?
Each of the following statements is true, except:
Viruses come in different types
Virus infect living cells
Viruses can replicate without a host
Viruses can cause illness
A virus infects a host in order to:
Make the host sick
Make copies of itself
Destroy the host cells
The distinguishing feature of a coronavirus is its:
A typical coronavirus infection:
is extremely dangerous
Has mild symptoms
Cannot spread to humans
Is resistant to hand washing
Coronavirus infections are likely to be more serious for:
People with weakened immune systems
An outbreak of a virus occurs when:
Symptoms of a virus get worse
The virus spreads to more than one organ
Someone dies from the virus
The virus spreads to more and more hosts
What does it mean when a city is quarantined during a virus outbreak?
Everyone in the city is infected
No one can enter or leave city
The city population is immune to the virus
Doctors in the city are developing a cure
Masks can provide additional protection against the coronavirus only if they:
Replace other prevention measures
Come from a doctor
Are combined with other prevention measures
Have several layers of fabric
The most reliable source of information about virus outbreaks is:
The World Health Organization
What is a coronavirus?
Coronaviruses are from one strain of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases
Coronaviruses are from one strain of viruses that causes common colds
When a disease is new, there is no vaccine until one is developed. It can take a number of years for a new vaccine to be developed.
Colds and Flu are caused by _________________.
Viruses make more viruses on their own.
Are viruses living or nonliving?