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Coronary virus can produce a range of symptoms, including fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose. Most coronavirus infections only cause the common cold, and more severe bacterial infections can lead to severe pneumonia requiring hospitalization. Symptoms of the new coronavirus include "symptoms of fever and lower respiratory diseases such as coughing, dyspnea," the CDC said. "Recent visits to some confirmed areas or contact with suspected carriers of the virus are at risk of infection.

About the new coronavirus (COVID-19): What should you know?

With the spread of the new coronavirus worldwide, the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) has put many families around the world, including California, on the brink of panic. There are no known cases at The Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, and the hospital is working to prepare for the protection of our patients and their families.

Some answers from experts can help us answer some of our parents' common questions. Here's information about the new virus, what you can do to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, and how to protect yourself from the threat of infection.

What is a coronavirus? Coronary virus is a group of viruses, refers to the virus can be infected with both humans and animals, can lead to respiratory diseases, mild diseases like the common cold, severe disease can develop into pneumonia. It is extremely rare for animal coronavirus infection to infect humans and spread in people. The outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in March 2002 is a typical case of the transfer of coronaviruses from animals to humans. In 2012, another remarkable, recently occurred coronary strain called MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) in the Middle East, which scientists say was initially transferred from camels to humans.

Should I be concerned if the test results show a "coronavirus" infection? The vast majority of coronavirus diagnoses are equivalent to having a common cold or flu. Keep in mind that the term "coronavirus" covers the entire viral family. Coronavirus test results are positive without panicking. However, if the test results are positive, actively cooperate with the physician or the nursing team.

How does the coronavirus spread? How do I protect myself? Coronary virus is usually transmitted from person to person by coughing and sneezing, in close contact with an infected person, or in contact with infected surfaces, followed by mouth, nose or eyes. To prevent new coronavirus infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends following basic hygiene practices such as washing hands frequently, keeping your body hydrated, covering your mouth and nose with your hands or paper towels when coughing, and staying at home when you are sick.

Symptoms of a new coronavirus? Coronary virus can produce a range of symptoms, including fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose. Most coronavirus infections only cause the common cold, and more severe bacterial infections can lead to severe pneumonia requiring hospitalization. Symptoms of the new coronavirus include "symptoms of fever and lower respiratory diseases such as coughing, dyspnea," the CDC said. "Recent visits to some confirmed areas or contact with suspected carriers of the virus are at risk of infection.

Can coronaviruses be cured? No vaccine, antibiotics are not effective against the virus. Without a specific treatment plan, health care providers often treat patients for symptoms they already have to make them feel comfortable.

Have measures been taken to prevent the spread of the disease to Los Angeles? Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is conducting virus screening, but the new coronavirus has an incubation period of up to 14 days, preventing airport screeners from screening all potential patients.

Does CHLA screen new patients? Our medical staff follow all the latest cdcmy guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in all contacts with patients in an effort to stop the spread of this new virus. We are actively screening all emergency or other hospital patients, as well as front desk and clinic staff, to see if they have recently travelled internationally.

Are there any deaths? Coronary virus deaths are being monitored globally. The Who Organization (WHO) says deaths are usually in the elderly, with 40 per cent of these with obvious underlying diseases, consistent with previous outbreaks of coronavirus.

What symptoms indicate a need for medical attention? If you have been on an international trip in the past two weeks and have a fever, cough or difficulty breathing, seek medical attention immediately. If you've recently been on an international trip, call your doctor or emergency room in advance to find out about your symptoms and let them know where you've recently been. Ask your child to follow these guidelines as well. If your child has coronavirus symptoms, call the emergency room to let us know.

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