COVID-19

Pneumonia

What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by micro-organisms such as viruses, bacteria, or fungus. Most cases of pneumonia start when infectious particles, breathed in through the nose and mouth, travel down the airways into the lungs. Pneumonia can affect one or both lungs at the same time. The disease can …
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COVID-19

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that has turned into a pandemic affecting more than 100 million people worldwide. It is caused by a virus called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). This virus is part of a large family of viruses known as coronaviruses. The coronavirus family includes many different types …
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Virus

What is a virus? A virus is an incredibly small biological agent capable of infecting animals, plants, bacteria, and fungi. The typical virus is approximately 1/10 the size of a single bacteria and 1/100 to 1/1000 the size of a human cell. What are the parts of a typical virus? Although there are many different …
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