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Facts About Novel Coronavirus and How to Prevent COVID-19

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Editor | Shield HealthCare
03/12/20  10:00 AM PST
Facts about novel coronavirus

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The Seattle times has composed the following Coronavirus Fact Sheet.

What the Coronavirus Fact Sheet Includes:

  • What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)?
  • How does coronavirus spread?
  • How severe is COVID-19?
  • How to Protect Yourself?
    • Household preparation
    • Supplies to consider (includes list)
  • Hand-washing 101 (with visual aids)
  • Your body and coronavirus (with visual aids)
  • Symptoms
  • What to do if you show early signs of illness
  • Treatment

A Few Quick Facts:

Symptoms

About 99%* of people will get sick. On average symptoms appear five to six days after infection, but may appear as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus.

Fever

87.9%* of people will get a fever (generally defined as a temperature over 100.4°F).

Cough

67.7%* of people will get a dry cough.

Difficulty Breathing

18.6%* of people will get shortness of breath and 38.1% will be fatigued.

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Fact Sheet sources include:

King County Public Health, the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Matthew Frieman, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Hawaii National Public Radio, University of California San Francisco Health, Los Angeles Times, and National Geographic.

Graphics by:

EMILY M. ENG,

Editing by:
LAURA GORDON and DIANA SAMUELS / THE SEATTLE TIMES

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