What Are The Severe Symptoms Of COVID-19

COVID-19 affects individuals differently, with some experiencing mild symptoms while others may develop severe symptoms. According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), older adults and those with underlying health conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, or diabetes are at a higher risk of developing severe symptoms. It’s important to recognize the variety of symptoms associated with COVID-19 and take necessary precautions to prevent transmission of the virus.

This video highlights how COVID-19 can present with different symptoms, particularly severe ones in individuals with pre-existing health conditions. Dr. Manoj Goel, a Pulmonologist at Fortis Hospital, explains that individuals with diabetes, heart disease, and lung issues should be especially cautious, as they are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19. Some symptoms categorized as “severe” include persistent chest pain, slurred speech, and extreme weakness.

Dr. Goel emphasizes the importance of seeking immediate medical attention for individuals experiencing these severe symptoms. It’s crucial to stay informed and vigilant during this time to protect oneself and others from COVID-19. Watch the video for further insights from Dr. Goel.