DR DHANANJAY BATWARA –
FNB – Critical Care Medicine, MD – Anaesthesiology, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine…
Critical Care Specialist .. Max hospital-vaishali
What is covid-19 ?
Coronavirus is the illness brought about by another Covid called SARS-CoV-2. WHO originally educated of this new infection on 31 December 2019, following a report of a bunch of instances of ‘viral pneumonia’ in Wuhan, People’s Republic of China.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are
Other symptoms that are less common and may affect some patients include:
Loss of taste or smell,
Conjunctivitis (also known as red eyes)
Muscle or joint pain,
Different types of skin rash,
Nausea or vomiting,
Chills or dizziness.
Symptoms of severe COVID‐19 disease include:
Shortness of breath,
Loss of appetite,
Persistent pain or pressure in the chest,
High temperature (above 38 °C).
Other less common symptoms are:
Reduced consciousness (sometimes associated with seizures),
More severe and rare neurological complications such as strokes, brain inflammation, delirium and nerve damage.
People of all ages who experience fever and/or cough associated with difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, chest pain or pressure, or loss of speech or movement should seek medical care immediately. If possible, call your health care provider, hotline or health facility first, so you can be directed to the right clinic.