Watch: How do coronaviruses spread?

first_img Helen Branswell How do coronaviruses spread?Volume 90%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard ShortcutsEnabledDisabledPlay/PauseSPACEIncrease Volume↑Decrease Volume↓Seek Forward→Seek Backward←Captions On/OffcFullscreen/Exit FullscreenfMute/UnmutemSeek %0-9 facebook twitter Email Link EmbedCopiedLive00:0001:4501:45  Hyacinth Empinado and Alex Hogan/STAT By Hyacinth Empinado , Alex Hogan , and Helen Branswell Jan. 30, 2020 Reprints @hoganalex Multimedia Producer Hyacinth creates videos and animations for STAT and is the senior producer of “The Readout LOUD” podcast. Senior Writer, Infectious Disease Helen covers issues broadly related to infectious diseases, including outbreaks, preparedness, research, and vaccine development. [email protected] The newly emerged coronavirus known as 2019-nCoV has been spreading rapidly through China and has been found in a number of other countries.Scientists are still working to understand exactly how this virus behaves. It is likely that it is spread through close contact with infected individuals, like other coronaviruses that caused MERS and SARS.Watch to learn more about how these germs spread and the best methods to prevent infection. Senior Multimedia Producer Alex coordinates video production and STAT Brand Studio projects.center_img Alex Hogan About the Authors Reprints [email protected] HealthWatch: How do coronaviruses spread? Hyacinth Empinado @sayhitohyacinth @HelenBranswell Tags Coronavirusinfectious diseasepublic healthlast_img read more

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