WATCH — Why is everybody freaking out about the coronavirus?

Saara Chaudry
Story by Saara Chaudry • CBC Kids News • Published 2020-03-13 16:02

Because it’s new and we still don’t know a lot about it

Experts are saying that kids who get the coronavirus are not getting super sick.

It’s more like a cold, or a mild flu.

Then why are people making such a big deal out of it?

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About the Contributor

Saara Chaudry
Saara Chaudry
CBC Kids News Contributor
Saara Chaudry is passionate about having a positive impact on the world, whether it's within her community, on the big screen or in her role as a CBC Kids News contributor. The 16-year-old from Toronto played Little Cosette in Les Miserables, Howie on Max & Shred and Dana's older sister on Dino Dana. She was also the voice of Parvana in The Breadwinner, the feature film nominated for an Oscar, along with the Golden Globe and Canadian Screen awards.

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