A big family of viruses is commonly known as Coronaviruses (CoV) which cause infection surrounding from the general cold to severe diseases such as (MERS-CoV) Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and (SARS-CoV) Sever Acute Respiratory Syndrome. Currently, Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) is a latest strain and as per scientific studies previously not identified in humans.
Mainly Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning thereby that these viruses are transmitted amongst people and animals. A detailed study on the point found that Sever Acute Respiratory Syndrome usually transmitted to human from cats civet and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome normally transmitted from Arabian/dromedary camels to humans. Some identified coronaviruses are traveling with animals, which yet not infected the humans.
Respiratory problems are a common symbol of infection, cough, breath shortness and fever. Pneumonia is a severe form of this infection which can also lead to SARS, kidney failure and ultimately death.
Normally the Physicians’ advice to avoid infection spread, i.e. repeated hand washing, masks for the mouth and covering nose when sneezing and coughing, meticulously cooking of eggs and meat. It is also recommended to circumvent close contact with a person having signs of respiratory infirmity like sneezing and coughing.