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Symptoms

The symptoms of coronavirus are similar to those associated with other respiratory viruses, including the flu. They include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath / difficulty breathing

Additional symptoms are:

  • Chills
  • Body Aches
  • Headache
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Runny Nose
  • Sore Throat

Having these symptoms alone does not mean that someone has the virus. If you have these symptoms, you should contact your health care provider immediately -  don’t wait for symptoms to worsen. Symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure.

The greatest risk of infection is for individuals who have traveled internationally. These symptoms mimic flu-like symptoms and there are currently no specific treatments for COVID-19. However, preventive measures for the COVID-19 are similar to other respiratory viruses, such as the flu.

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