As coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country, the worst is apparently yet to come, according to public health officials.
The nation's leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, has said that the Thanksgiving holiday travel will cause a surge in new coronavirus cases over the next two weeks. With cases seemingly about to skyrocket, now is a good time to brush up on the most common warning signs of a COVID-19 infection.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are 11 main coronavirus symptoms that people should be watching out for. The CDC also revealed a list of 5 "seek emergency medical care immediately" symptoms. As you might've already imagined, if you have any of those symptoms, the CDC wants you to seek emergency medical care immediately. The two lists can be found in the entirety of this article.
11 Main Coronavirus Symptoms:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
5 Seek Emergency Medical Care Immediately Symptoms:
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
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