Wellness Shot: Coronavirus Symptoms

Every day you get a Wellness Shot of health information, right now the health topic on everyone’s mind is the Coronavirus. You might be wondering, what are the symptoms?

There have been a few cases reported in the bay, but it’s important to keep in mind the Centers For Disease Control said, in a document updated Monday February 3, “at this time, this virus is NOT currently spreading in the community in the United States.”

Even still the news stories are alarming and everybody wants to know, what are the coronavirus symptoms?

According to the Centers For Disease Control the symptoms include “fever, cough and shortness of breath.If you have these symptoms and have been in China within the past two weeks and develop symptoms, call your doctor. Kron4 News reports “If you haven’t traveled to Wuhan, China, you’re likely in the clear.”

On that note, No, You Won't Catch The New Coronavirus Via Packages Or Mail From China

Many people are concerned about catching the coronavirus. Officials are letting people know you can't necessarily catch it from packages or mail from China. The CDC says these surfaces provide poor survivability so there is a really low-risk. Mostly because most packages and mail have a longer travel time.

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