“COVID-19 is the disease caused by
a new coronavirus called
SARS-CoV-2”.1

Umbrella
What may the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Umbrella include?

Depending on the Source (DotS) this Umbrella may include:

  • COVID-19
  • CoV
  • Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus Disease

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What is coronavirus (COVID-19)?

DotS the definition of coronavirus (COVID-19) may vary. In Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): What Is COVID-19? the WHO’s definition is:

“COVID-19 is the disease caused by a new coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2”.2

Q&A

Where may I find Q&A on Coronaviruses (COVID-19)?

The WHO has:

Symptoms

What are symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019?

In Symptoms of Coronavirus: Watch for Symptoms the (United States) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explain:

“People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea”.3

This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19”.3

Medical Attention

What if I think I need medical attention for Coronavirus Disease?

If you think you need medical attention for Coronavirus Disease, it may be in your best interest to choose to follow your Country’s instructions about how you can receive this.

Mental Health

How can we care for our mental health?

In Caring for Your Mental Health: About Self-Care the (United States) National Institute for Mental Health elaborate on self-care:

Menopause, Mental Health and COVID-19

“Self-care means taking the time to do things that help you live well and improve both your physical health and mental health. When it comes to your mental health, self-care can help you manage stress, lower your risk of illness, and increase your energy. Even small acts of self-care in your daily life can have a big impact.

Here are some tips to help you get started with self-care:

  • Get regular exercise…
  • Eat healthy, regular meals and stay hydrated…
  • Make sleep a priority
  • Try a relaxing activity…
  • Set goals and priorities…
  • Practice gratitude…
  • Focus on positivity…
  • Stay connected…”.4

Health Topics A-Z

Where may I find Health Topics related to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)?

In Health Topics A-Z you may find:

World Health Organization

Where may I find the WHO’s information about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)?

The WHO may include Links similar to:

Your Country

Where may I find my Country’s information about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)?

Your Country’s Government, Department of Health, National Health Service or National Institute of Health may include Links similar to:

Links

Where may I find Links related to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)?

Your Country may have Links similar to:

Sources

Where may I find the Sources quoted?

You may find the Sources quoted at:

Sources

  1. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): What Is COVID-19? 12 October 2020. World Health Organization https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/question-and-answers-hub/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses Accessed: 01 October 2021
  2. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): What Is COVID-19? 12 October 2020. World Health Organization https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/question-and-answers-hub/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses Accessed: 01 October 2021
  3. Symptoms of Coronavirus: Watch for Symptoms. Page Last Reviewed: 22 February 2021. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html Accessed: 01 October 2021
  4. Caring for Your Mental Health: About Self-Care. Last Revised: April 2021. National Institute for Mental Health https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/caring-for-your-mental-health/ Accessed: 01 October 2021

Topic Last Updated: 20 October 2021 – Topic Last Reviewed: 01 October 2021
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