Based on all 72,314 cases of COVID-19 confirmed, suspected, and asymptomatic cases in China as of February 11, a paper by the Chinese CCDC released on February 17 and published in the Chinese Journal of Epidemiology has found that
Notably, the COVID-19 infection rarely seems to cause a runny nose, sneezing, or sore throat (these symptoms have been observed in only about 5% of patients). Sore throat, sneezing, and stuffy nose are most often signs of a cold.
Take care of your health and protect others by doing the following.
clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap.
at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone
Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Hands can transfer the virus
Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene.
Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing call medical