Authorities in China confirm that the deadly virus known as Corona virus is in fact contagious. The death toll also continues to rise and some cases have been confirmed in the United States. According to vdh.virginia.com- Coronaviruses "are a large family of viruses that can infect humans or animals. Sometimes an animal coronavirus can change so that it can infect people."
More than 80 people have died because of the contagious virus.