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How long does it take for COVID-19 symptoms to appear?

How long does it take for COVID-19 symptoms to appear?

During a pandemic, people may be anxious about becoming ill and wondering what is causing their symptoms. COVID-19 symptoms usually occur 2–14 days after exposure to the coronavirus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2). After receiving the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a person can acquire COVID-19. When a person who has contracted the virus sneezes or coughs, the virus is disseminated primarily by saliva droplets or discharge from the nose. Hand washing should be done frequently and thoroughly to prevent the spread of illness, and the widespread usage of cloth face covers may also help. How long does it take for…
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