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  • -The majority of COVID-19 cases are mild.

  • Some even have no symptoms.

  • If you do have symptoms, they could show up two

  • to 14 days after exposure.

  • They're most likely to be similar to a regular cold,

  • the flu, or seasonal allergies, like a fever,

  • headache, fatigue, sore throat, and runny nose.

  • Coughing and shortness of breath are common,

  • according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • The older you are, the more likely you are to experience

  • severe forms of these symptoms.

  • Some cases have gastrointestinal symptoms, such as diarrhea.

  • In more extreme cases and for people

  • with underlying health conditions,

  • like heart disease or diabetes, you can develop pneumonia,

  • frequent or high fever, persistent cough,

  • and signs of respiratory distress,

  • like shortness or breath and chest pain.

  • A small percentage of cases progress

  • to acute respiratory distress,

  • difficulty breathing, chest pain, and pressure.

  • Confusion, extreme fatigue,

  • persistent pain or other severe symptoms

  • require immediate medical attention.

  • The result could mean shock, organ disfunction,

  • or heart failure.

  • If you have severe symptoms, it's definitely time

  • to get in touch with a healthcare providers.

  • But with milder symptoms, it's a good idea

  • to call your primary care doctor first

  • instead of rushing to the emergency room.

-The majority of COVID-19 cases are mild.

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What are the symptoms of covid-19 or coronavirus?

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    Sophie posted on 2020/04/16
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