Can I have COVID-19 if I have fever?
What are some of the symptoms of COVID-19 other than fever?
Is it possible to have COVID-19 without a cough?
You can be infected with the coronavirus and not have a cough. If you do have one, it may be mild and infrequent, or you may cough heavily at times. Remember that it is possible to have COVID-19 with minimal symptoms or even no symptoms at all.
What is the difference between Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19?
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
What are common symptoms that people with COVID-19 experience?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) current list of identified symptoms includes:
Fever or chills
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Muscle or body aches
New loss of taste or smell
Congestion or runny nose
Nausea or vomiting
How contagious is COVID-19 compared to the flu?
Is COVID-19 more contagious than the flu? For both COVID-19 and flu, it’s possible to spread the virus for at least 1 day before experiencing any symptoms. But, if a person has COVID-19, they may be contagious for a longer time period than if they had flu.
Which one is more contagious, COVID-19 or flu?
Differences: If a person has COVID-19, they could be contagious for a longer time than if they have flu.
What are some of the similar complications of COVID-19 and flu?
Both COVID-19 and flu can result in complications, including:
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (fluid in the lungs)
Sepsis (a life-threatening illness caused by the body’s extreme response to an infection)
Cardiac injury (for example, heart attacks and stroke)
Multiple-organ failure (respiratory failure, kidney failure, shock)
Worsening of chronic medical conditions (involving the lungs, heart, or nervous system or diabetes)
Inflammation of the heart, brain, or muscle tissues
Secondary infections (bacterial or fungal infections that can occur in people who have already been infected with flu or COVID-19)
How does COVID-19 spread compared to other coronaviruses?
Can I still have sex during the coronavirus pandemic?
Am I still contagious a week after testing positive for COVID-19?
As CDC noted in its updated guidance, people tend to be most infectious towards the beginning of a Covid-19 infection. So, by the time you reach day eight, nine, or 10, you still have the chance to spread to other people, but it’s probably not as much as you did early in the course of your infection.
How does COVID-19 spread?
This means that COVID-19 can spread quickly. The virus is usually spread from person to person by: Close contact with an infectious person. Contact with droplets from an infected person’s cough or sneeze.