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Coronavirus FAQs

What is Coronavirus?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause respiratory illnesses such as the common cold, and more severe illnesses such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Coronaviruses commonly circulate in animals and sometimes infect humans. The coronavirus under investigation, Coronavirus (COVID-19) is believed to have originated from animals, while the mode of transmission remains unclear, person-to person transmission is occurring.

What are the symptoms of coronavirus?
How do I prevent coronavirus?
Does the virus survive on surfaces?
I am sick, how do I know if it is coronavirus of something else, like the flue?
Where can I test for the coronavirus?
Are people required to wear masks when out in public in Oman?
I recently arrived in Oman after international travel, what should I do?
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