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30 key highlights from the Report of WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (3)

(People's Daily Online)    14:41, March 03, 2020

11. People interviewed by the Joint Mission Team could not recall episodes in which transmission occurred from a child to an adult.

12. Symptoms of COVID-19 are non-specific and the disease presentation can range from no symptoms (asymptomatic) to severe pneumonia and death.

13. As of 20 February 2020 andbased on 55924 laboratory confirmed cases, typical signs and symptoms include:

fever (87.9%)

dry cough (67.7%)

fatigue (38.1%)

sputum production (33.4%)

shortness of breath (18.6%)

sore throat (13.9%)

headache (13.6%)

myalgia or arthralgia (14.8%)

chills (11.4%)

nausea or vomiting (5.0%)

nasal congestion (4.8%)

diarrhea (3.7%)

hemoptysis (0.9%)

conjunctival congestion (0.8%)

14. Most people infected with COVID-19 virus have mild disease and recover.

15. Approximately 80% of laboratory confirmed patients have had mild to moderate disease, 13.8% have severe disease, and 6.1% are critical.


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