What you need to know about COVID-19
According to World Health Organization, Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.
Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.
The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, the disease it causes and how it spreads. Protect yourself and others from infection by washing your hands or using an alcohol based rub frequently and not touching your face.
According to World Health Organization, vaccines are important in the battle against COVID-19. As of February 2021, there are at least seven different vaccines that have been rolled out to many countries, with the most vulnerable sectors (healthcare workers, senior citizens, persons with co-morbidity) as the main priority for inoculation.