Can eating chicken or eggs cause Coronavirus?
There is no such evidence yet. The novel coronavirus is not identified to Spread directly through poultry products. However, experts say it can be a good option to have only properly cooked meat.
Do I have coronavirus if I am coughing or sneezing?
You can suspect to have coronavirus, only if you have symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) + any out of these:
12 Travel history to a coronavirus-affected area (like China, Iran, Italy, Republic of Korea, etc.). Close contact with such a person. Visiting a healthcare facility/ labs where Coronavirus patients are being taken care of.
Track that your symptoms are Coronavirus can get your symptoms like fever, cough, and shortness of breath. They can be almost similar to common cold or flu and may appear 2-14 days of exposure. Severity of illness can vary in different people from mild to severe symptoms.
If you have a fever, cold, or sore throat, do not panic. Take good care of yourself:
Inhale steam 2-3 times a day to clear off congestion. Stay hydrated and get adequate rest*
Washing your hands frequently can reduce the spread of the virus
Visit a doctor if condition worsens or does not get better with time Take medicines as and when advised by the doctor
Cold vs. Flu vs. Coronavirus
If you have a sore throat, it is more likely a cold than flu or coronavirus, in general.
Cold Flu Coronavirus
Time between catching the virus and beginning to show symptoms 1-3 days 1-4 days 2-14 days Symptom onset Gradual Abrupt Gradual
How long do symptoms last 7-12 days 3-7 days Mild cases: ~2 weeks.
Severe or critical disease: 3-6 weeks
Fever Sometimes Common Common, Runny nose Common Sometimes Less Common Sore throat Common Sometimes Less Common
Cough Common Sometimes Common Rare; if occurs, Body Ache mild Common
Difficulty Breathing Rare Common, Less Common
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