Are you or a friend or family memeber infected already?

The symptoms are similar to the flu

Shortness of Breath
sometimes but not characteristic – Sore Throat

Who is at greatest risk

Elderly males
Chronic illnesses

Does everyone get gravely ill or die

NO, most cases are mild and the mortality rate is significant but less than 2%

How does the death rate compare to other pandemics

Asian Flu 1-3%
Hong Kong Flu 1-3%
Sars 10%
Ebola 50%