How does novel Coronavirus spread?

Health experts are still learning the details about how this new coronavirus spreads. Other coronaviruses spread from an infected person to others through:

  • The air by coughing and sneezing
  • Close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands
  • In rare cases, contact with feces (poop)
  • Touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes

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1. What is a novel coronavirus?
2. How does novel Coronavirus spread?
3. How severe is novel Coronavirus?
4. What are the symptoms?
5. How is novel Coronavirus treated?