What Happens When You Get the Coronavirus?

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On April 2, 2020, the worldwide number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, which causes an illness called COVID-19, topped 1 million. As social distancing and stay-at-home orders become routine parts of everyday conversations, there remains an overwhelming amount of uncertainty as this unprecedented situation unfolds in real time.

Much of the uncertainty and confusion swirl around the symptoms and what you should or shouldn't do if you think you may have this disease. Use this quick guide to better understand what happens when someone gets COVID-19.