Can I catch the coronavirus from my pet?

So far, there is no evidence that humans have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 in their pets. Source:

What are the mutations?

So far, there are mainly four known virus mutations. These are Alpha (B1.1.7), which was first detected in the UK in September 2020, Beta (B1.351), which was first detected in South Africa at the end of 2020, Gamma (P.1), which was first detected in Brazil, and Delta (B1.617.2), which was found [...]

Why does the virus have different names?

Covid-19 = Corona Virus Disease 2019 SARS-CoV-2 = Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronaviruses are not new viruses. Coronaviruses were already discovered in the 1960s. However, the novel coronavirus that is currently responsible for the pandemic is a new, previously unknown strain of the virus. This novel coronavirus is [...]

What is the novel corona virus?

The virus belongs to the coronaviruses, which were first found in the 1960s. The novel coronavirus is a new strain of the previously known SARS pathogen from 2002. Source:

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