Fever, cough, and shortness of breath

If you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath, they may be concerning symptoms. Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. If you think you may have been exposed, call your healthcare provider instead of going directly to the ER or other care setting, to prevent getting others from getting sick. Additionally, there have been reports of persistent symptoms in persons who recovered from acute illness. Symptoms can last for weeks or even months after recovery from acute illness. Reported long-term symptoms include fatigue, shortness of breath, cough, joint pain, chest pain, difficulty with thinking and concentration, depression, muscle pain, headache, intermittent fever, and fast-beating or pounding heart. More serious long-term complications appear to be less common but have been reported. Key words: Symptoms, sore throat, lack of sense of smell or taste, late sequelae, long-term effects

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