Flexi Says: Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness like the common cold or more severe diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). Coronaviruses are transmitted between animals and people (zoonotic). The worst outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019. The common signs of the infection includes respiratory issues, fever, cough. In more severe cases, the viral infection may cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.