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Coronavirus Symptoms And How To Protect Yourself

Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome.
Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in a growing number of countries, including the U.S. Public health groups,

 

Symptom N°1 : Fever

Fever is a major symptom for coronavirus infection, if you feel extrem heat in your body and head and headache please measure your tempreture using  one of these methodes

you know it’s a fever if it’s more than:

measured orally (in the mouth): 100°F (37.8°C) measured rectally (in the bottom): 100.4°F (38°C) measured in an axillary position (under the arm): 99°F (37.2°C)

 

 

Symptom N°2 : Cough

cough is the second symptom of coronavirus, The virus is now known as the severe acute respiratory syndrome it effects the respiratory system greatly The severity of COVID-19 symptoms can range from very mild to severe. People who are older or have existing medical conditions, such as heart disease, may be at higher risk of serious illness. This is similar to what is seen with other respiratory illnesses, such as influenza.

 

 

Symptom N°3 : Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath is the third symptom  Contact your doctor right away if you have COVID-19 symptoms and you’ve possibly been exposed to the virus. Tell your doctor if you’ve recently traveled internationally. Call your doctor ahead to tell him or her about your symptoms and recent travels and possible exposure before you go to your appointment.

Prevention & Treatment

 

Prevention & Treatment

 

There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a facemask.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

Treatment

 

There is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for COVID-19. People with COVID-19 should receive supportive care to help relieve symptoms. For severe cases, treatment should include care to support vital organ functions.
People who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should contact their healthcare provider immediately.