"Send this to anyone who still thinks Covid-19 is basically the same as the flu.
Read more about the coronavirus pandemic at http://vox.com/coronavirus
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..."