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What are the symptoms of coronavirus?

As coronavirus spreading around the world, the situation of Covid-19 makes all of us anxious. How can we protect ourselves? What the symptoms of coronavirus? What should I do if I think I got infection? Here is how to protect ourselves from coronavirus. Today, we are going to talk about another two questions.

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What are the symptoms of coronavirus?

Coronavirus infects the lungs. The symptoms start with a fever followed by a dry cough, which can lead to breathing problems.

It takes five days on average to start showing the symptoms, scientists have said, but some people will get symptoms much later than this.

The incubation period lasts up to 14 days, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. But some researchers say it may be longer than it, up to 24 days.

People will be most infectious when they have symptoms, but it is suggested that some can spread the virus even before they are sick.

The early symptoms are partly same as other diseases like colds and flu.


What should I do if I think I was infected by Covid-19?

According to the latest advice issued, patients with mild symptoms - such as a new continuous cough or a high temperature above 37.8C- should self-isolate at home for at least seven days.

If you have come into contact with somebody who may be infected, you may be told to self-isolate. People need to take "common-sense" steps to avoid close contact with other people.

People who have travelled back from affected areas may need to self-isolate.

If more distinct symptoms found, the specialized test should be taken. There are different policies of medical test in different country, so you should pay more attention to local statement.


We should be rational and open-minded when facing with the disease. Prevent it by washing hand, wearing mask, don’t contact with suspected person is the first choice. It’s also unnecessary to lose hope when you get infection, because the virus is not incurable. If infected, quarantine and treatment will be helpful for avoiding second-spread and recovering from the sick.

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