Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness caused by a new virus.
Symptoms range from a mild cough to pneumonia. Some people recover easily, others may get very sick very quickly.
There is no treatment. There is evidence that it spreads from person to person. Good hygiene can prevent infection.
For Northern Territory specific information go to the coronavirus (COVID-19) website.
You can also get health information on the Australian Government Department of Health website. This includes fact sheets for the general public, health professionals and industry.
The World Health Organization has put together myth busting information for the public. To find out more, go to World Health Organization website.
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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