What are the levels of severity for coronavirus and how does pneumonia impact the body?
The severity of the novel coronavirus can differ from person to person.The disease is also known to cause mild, cold-like symptoms for 80 percent of those infected, with most people who test positive recovering over time, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).Over 86,000 people have also recovered from COVID-19 out of roughly 245,000 global cases since the virus was first reported in December, according to Johns Hopkins.CALIFORNIA MAN WHO RECENTLY VISITED DISNEY WORLD DIES OF CORONAVIRUSOver 10,000 people have died from the virus, which can cause severe illnesses for the elderly or people with preexisting health conditions. Those types of severe illnesses usually feature pneumonia. A laboratory technician prepares COVID-19 patient samples for semi-automatic testing at Northwell Health Labs, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Lake Success, N.Y. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved faster testing protocols as the viral outbreak continues to spread worldwide. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) What are the levels of severity for COVID-19 and how does pneumonia impact the body?Professor John Wilson, a respiratory physician and former president of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, told the Guardian that