Novel corona viruse is covid 19 which is first reported in china. Covid 19 means corona viruse disease 2019.
Coronavirus is the cause of current global pandemic. This virus affects the respiratory tract causing mild to severe respiratory illness. It is necessary to understand that coronavirus is not a single virus but a group of disease-causing viruses. In other words, coronavirus is a family of viruses. Currently, the global pandemic is caused by one member of coronavirus family i.e. COVID-19. Coronavirus obtains its name from its crown-like appearance on the surface.