COVID-19 is an illness that can affect your lungs and airways caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2. It is a member of the Coronavirus family of viruses. The reason why its been called a global pandemic is because of how fast and how far it has spread. It appears to be a highly infectious disease. This is causing much fear as governments impose lock-downs, price restrictions, and even limit the number of tests available for the coronavirus.
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Main Symtoms of Covid-19
Shortness of Breath
Less common symptoms might include sore throat, nasal congestion, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and body aches. Loss of smell or taste have also been reported, though scientific evidence is limited. Difficulty breathing is considered a severe symptom.
Use the Symptom Checker to understand your risk profile and whether you can request to be tested for the coronavirus. This service is suitable for all ages.
Symptoms of COVID-19 may appear 2-14 days after exposure. The most common symptoms of a COVID-19 infection are fever, dry cough, fatigue and shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.