Coronavirus disease 2019

Coronavirus disease 2019 is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei, China, and has resulted... Wikipedia

  • Symptoms:  Fever, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, loss of smell, sometimes no symptoms at all
  • Complications:  Pneumonia, viral sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome, kidney failure, cytokine release syndrome
  • Usual onset:  2–14 days (typically 5) from infection
  • Causes:  Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
  • Diagnostic method:  rRT-PCR testing, CT scan
  • Prevention:  Hand washing, face coverings, quarantine, social distancing
  • Treatment:  Symptomatic and supportive
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