Coronavirus disease 2019

Coronavirus disease 2019 is a contagious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. The first case was identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Common symptoms of... Wikipedia

  • Symptoms:  Fever, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, sometimes no symptoms at all
  • Complications:  Pneumonia, viral sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome, kidney failure, cytokine release syndrome, respiratory failure, Kawasaki disease, paediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome, death
  • Usual onset:  2–14 days (typically 5) from infection
  • Duration:  5 days to 6+ months known
  • 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
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo