Brain Post: How CORONAVIRUS Spreads

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What is Coronavirus?

This video above explains very well exactly what the Coronavirus is and how it spreads – please watch.

This virus may have impacts on all of us and is already having big impacts on the ski industry.

A World Cup skiing stop in China was already canceled due to the Coronavirus.

The World Cup has announced that the World Cup finals in Cortina, Italy March 18-20th, 2020 will be held without spectators due to Italy having already had 12 deaths and 400 cases of Coronavirus already.

“As it stands Cortina is still where the competition will be held, but with no fans.”

–  FIS event director Markus Waldner told public broadcaster SVT.


What do you know about the novel Coronavirus that is causing a health emergency?

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).

A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

Watch this short video to find out more.

Further resources are available online here:……

and learn about OpenWHO, WHO’s new interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering online courses to improve the response to health emergencies here:

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