Coronavirus symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?

Posted by Carolina Plugaru on

(Source: BBC News)

Coronavirus has spread to 180 countries or territories, including the UK, and claimed more than 43,000 lives.

So, what is the disease, how does it spread and when are people most infectious?

Coronavirus infects the lungs. The symptoms start with a fever followed by a dry cough, which can lead to breathing problems. So, coughing and sneezing into tissues, not touching your face with unwashed hands, and avoiding close contact with infected people are important for limiting the spread.

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