CORONA VIRUS: 2021

COVID-19 VACCINE?

WHAT IS COVID-19?

  • COVID-19 IS A CORONA VIRUS.

    • "​Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East
       Respiratory Syndrome and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. 2019-nCoV is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans and
       causes COVID19/coronavirus disease."
      - THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

    • COVID-19 IS USUALLY SPREAD BY BEING IN CLOSE CONTACT (WITHIN 6 FT) OF ANOTHER PERSON. RESPIRATORY DROPLETS FROM SNEEZING,
      COUGHING, AND MORE, CAN LAND ON OTHERS. - CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19?

  • Symptoms may include:

    • Fever or chills

    • Cough

    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

    • Fatigue

    • Muscle or body aches

    • Headache

    • New loss of taste or smell

    • Sore throat

    • Congestion or runny nose

    • Nausea or vomiting

    • Diarrhea

  • SYMPTOMS MAY TAKE 2-14 DAYS TO APPEAR

  • SOMEONE MAY ALSO BE INFECTED BUT NOT EXPERIENCE ANY SYMPTOMS. THEY CAN STILL SPREAD THE VIRUS. THIS IS CALLED BEING ASYMPTOMATIC. 

WHICH DEMOGRAPHICS ARE MOST VULNERABLE TO COVID-19?

  • STUDIES HAVE FOUND THAT PEOPLE WITH PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS AND WHO ARE OF OLDER AGE ARE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE EFFECTS OF THE VIRUS

  • ACCORDING TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, "BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICANS" ARE AT A DEATH RATE OF 2.1X HIGHER
    THAN THAT OF WHITE PEOPLE 

    • THERE ARE MULTIPLE REASONS FOR THIS, INCLUDING ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE AND SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS
      IF YOU WANT TO READ MORE, CLICK HERE.​

WHAT ARE THE STATISTICS SURROUNDING COVID-19's IMPACT?

  • JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY SAYS THAT THERE ARE OVER 69,000,000 MILLION GLOBAL CASES OF COVID-19

  • OVER 3,000,000 GLOBAL DEATHS

  • OVER 31,500,000 CONFIRMED CASES IN THE UNITED STATES ALONE

  • OVER 560,000 DEATHS IN THE UNITED STATES ALONE

  • THESE NUMBERS WILL BE UPDATES AS CASES INCREASE. IF YOU WANT TO SEE LIVE NUMBERS AND UPDATES, CLICK HERE.

HOW DO I GET TESTED?