What are the symptoms?

People who have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus have symptoms that may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms may include fever, cough, and shortness of breath.


  • Avoid contact with people who are sick
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing
  • Stay home while you are sick and avoid contact with others
  • Wash hands often with soap and water. If not available, use hand sanitizer

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1. What is a novel coronavirus?
2. How does novel Coronavirus spread?
3. How severe is novel Coronavirus?
4. What are the symptoms?
5. How is novel Coronavirus treated?