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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Just Because Someone Gets COVID-19, Doesn't Mean They Will Die

With all the news information regarding the Novel coronavirus or COVID-19, many people are wondering what happens if you get it...

The symptoms of novel coronavirus include fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue, and shortness of breath.

A small percentage of people who have contracted the virus in China have died, which is one major reason that everyone around the world is taking this virus so seriously.

The best tip to protect yourself is to regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.

Wearing multiple masks and taking self-medication such as antibiotics can be counter-productive.

Illness due to COVID-19 infection is generally mild, especially for children and young adults. However, it can cause serious illness: about 1 in every 5 people who catch it need hospital care.

Just because someone gets COVID-19, it doesn't mean that person will die.


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