How does COVID-19 spread?

Health experts are still learning about how this new virus is spread. Other coronaviruses are spread from person to person through:

  • the air by coughing and sneezing.
  • close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands.
  • touching an object or surface that has the virus on it and then touching your mouth, nose or eyes. 
  • in rare cases, contact with feces.

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1. What is COVID-19?
2. What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
3. How does COVID-19 spread?
4. What preventative measures should be taken?