Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease
About coronavirus (COVID-19)
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Most people infected with the virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without the need of special treatment. Some people will become seriously ill requiring medical attention including older people and those with underlying medical conditions like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, or cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.
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Most people with coronavirus (COVID-19) feel better within a few days or weeks of their first symptoms and make a full recovery within 12 weeks. For some people, symptoms can last longer.
This is called long COVID or post COVID-19 syndrome. Long COVID is a new condition which is still being studied.