How Dangerous is The Coronavirus?

What symptoms you should look out.

January 28, 2020
Microscopic view of Coronavirus

Getty Images

Categories: 

Our On-air health expert, Nurse Practitioner James Simmons is in-studio to calm our nerves! 

With 106 deaths reported and over 4,000 confirmed cases, the coronavirus has spread to at least 11 other countries and regions. Five of the cases being here in the U. S.

This is what we know so far about the coronavirus.

  • It is a large family of viruses, which include severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
  • Common symptoms include a runny nose, cough, sore throat, and possibly a headache.

We wanted to know are we safe?  James is here to answer all of our questions!