Coronavirus pandemic

The current pandemic castigating the world is a coronavirus, the COVID-19, caused by one of the same family as the other SARS and MERS viruses, which caused their own respective epidemics a few years ago. This virus is not like the flu virus, and often mistaking them may make the situation worse. The infectiousness and lethality of this Covid-19 virus is greater than the influenza/flu virus, whose deaths are nevertheless very large in total numbers; however, the Covid-19 kills more quickly and spreads more quickly, so it is critical to control its spread quickly.

The Statement of LMHI on this topic is attached