The new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus causes COVID-19 disease, named after the virus type and the year in which it emerged – Corona virus disease 2019. It appeared in late 2019 in the capital of the Chinese province of Hubei, Wuhan. In just a few months, it has spread globally and today more than one million people are infected worldwide. The numbers continue to rise and the virus is spreading at an incredible rate and is a global threat. Therefore, it is not surprising that the authorities of many countries have decided to quarantine or restrict the movement of citizens. For now, there is no cure for SARS-CoV-2, and the only way to heal is to get over the disease with your own immune system. Everything about how this virus came about, how long it incubated, what the symptoms are, and how to protect yourself from the virus, find out in the text below.