SARS-CoV-2 (2019 novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, Wuhan coronavirus) is a new virus that researchers first identified in Wuhan province, China, in late 2019. Infection with SARS-CoV-2 causes an illness called COVID-19. The virus has rapidly spread from China to other countries, including the U.S.
- shaking chills,
- loss of sense of smell (anosmia) or taste (ageusia),
- muscle pain,
- difficulty breathing, and
- shortness of breath.
In some people, the symptoms progressed to organ failure and death.
Cause of COVID-19
The cause of the illness is a novel coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Other viruses of this type have been responsible for outbreaks of pneumonia and related illnesses such as Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
Other wuhan coronavirus (2019-ncov) symptoms and signs
- Body Aches and Pains
- Difficulty Breathing
- Loss of Sense of Smell (Anosmia)
- Loss of Sense of Taste (Ageusia)
- Muscle Pain
- Runny Nose
- Shaking Chills
- Shortness of Breath
- Sore Throat
- Stuffy Nose
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