Public Health: Frequently Asked Questions

Sources for Current Information

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Symptoms

Patients with COVID-19 have had mild to severe respiratory illness with the following symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

In more severe cases, particularly those in persons with underlying severe and chronic health issues, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.

Prevention

When and How to Wash Your Hands

World Health Organization (WHO) Video