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Covid-19 is an infectious disease of the respiratory system in humans.
The best way to keep fear at bay is keep oneself informed. Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center provides, among other resources, a near real-time Covid-19 Interactive Map of the illness’ stats worldwide.
Online education platform Coursera offers the free class Science Matters: Let’s Talk About COVID-19 that comes with a certification.
Osmosis provides a Covid-19 general public fact sheet complete with checklists and videos.
Wired has documented the experience of the Covid-19 infection from a number of different folks’ perspectives.
It is inexcusable (and just plain stupid) to use the fact that Covid-19 originated in China as any pretext for any acts or attitudes of racism or prejudice against Chinese people. Just like with the Irish or Germans, the Chinese diaspora is global. A Chinese person you meet may have never stepped foot in China. You are no more or less likely to be infected by a person from China than anyone else.
That said, this infection was made possible by the circumstances present in the exotic meat markets of east Asia. The consequences of this illness were exacerbated by the secretive of the Chinese government.