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Introduction to COVID-19
In late 2019 a new Coronavirus emerged in China that can produce an acute respiratory syndrome and lethal pneumonia in humans. While initially dismissed by many countries as a ‘Chinese problem’, it quickly became clear that this new virus, now named COVID-19, would spread rapidly and have a devastating effect around the world.