Symptoms And Prevention Of Covid-19 Virus
Hello, I want to ask if what are the initial symptoms of covid-19 virus? because I have a headache and sore throat lately, and today I have a cough with phlegm and a cold too. I thought it was just a common cold symptom, but I read in the article HealthReplies.com, it’s one of the symptoms of covid-19 virus. I was rather parno until I didn’t dare to go to college today, even though I had already taken preventative measures that were recommended by the Ministry of Health.
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Basically in most cases, people affected with COVID-19 only show mild symptoms such as fever and cough. These mild symptoms mainly occur in young people and who do not have any comorbid diseases (for example there is no diabetes, heart disease, cancer, etc.). Only a small proportion of people affected with COVID-19 will experience severe symptoms such as fever and cough accompanied by shortness of breath.
Basically, it is difficult to distinguish mild COVID-19 infections from cold coughs caused by common respiratory viruses. But you do not need to worry too much if you have not recently traveled to affected countries, or have just been in contact with people who have recently traveled to affected countries, or come in contact with people who are already positive for COVID-19. To prevent transmission, you are advised to wear a mask (because you are currently experiencing a sore throat) to prevent transmission of your disease to people around you, and keep washing your hands as often as possible.
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