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Covid 19


About COVID-19

Covid-19 is a disease caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2. It was initially discovered in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. In most cases, Covid-19 causes respiratory symptoms that replicate the feeling of the flu, cold, or even pneumonia. 

Those who have been infected with Covid-19 mostly show mild symptoms, but some have been severely ill. 

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List of Symptoms

There is a wide range of symptoms, ranging from mild to severe. Symptoms can appear 2-14 days after being exposed to the virus. Sometimes you may already be infected without showing any symptoms, but these are a list of common ones.

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Fever or Chills

The shaking or shivering of "chills" that can be uncomfortable.

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Loss of taste or smell

Losing taste and smell is an early sympton of a Covid-19 infection.



Natural Reflex of your body's way of removing irritants from your respiratory system.

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Constant feeling of tiredness or weakness, that can be physical, mentally, or even both.

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Shortness of Breath

Intense tightening in the chest, feeling that you cannot get enough air into your lungs.



Pain or discomfort in the head or face area, that can be constant, dull or sharp.

When to Seek Medical Attention

Seek emergency medical attention when you have:

  • Trouble Breathing

  • Chest Pain

  • Dizziness

  • Shortness of Breath

  • Weakness

  • Inability to stay awake

If you are not able to take personal transport, call 911​

How to Prevent Covid-19

Some ways to prevent Covid-19 are:

  • Social Distancing

  • Wearing a mask

  • Wash hands often

  • Go out less

  • Get vaccinated

  • Avoid contact with those who are infected

If you come into contact with someone who is infected with Covid-19, please wear a mask and immediately get tested.

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