From how to tell if you have Covid-19 to how to protect others – our experts answer the questions that really matter
What is Covid-19 and what are the symptoms?
Covid-19 is the illness caused by a novel member of the coronavirus family that has transferred from animals to humans. The most common symptoms are fever, tiredness and a dry cough. Some patients may also have a runny nose, sore throat, nasal congestion and aches and pains or diarrhoea.