Coronavirus is not the flu

Coronavirus is not the same as the flu.  It’s worse.  In this video, Covid-19 vs. the flu.

Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, has similar symptoms to the flu. They also spread in similar ways. So it’s natural to want to compare the two.

But Covid-19 is very different, in ways that make it much more dangerous. And understanding how is key to understanding why we have to take it so seriously.