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A viral disorder generally characterized by high FEVER; COUGH; DYSPNEA; CHILLS; PERSISTENT TREMOR; MUSCLE PAIN; HEADACHE; SORE THROAT; a new loss of taste and/or smell (see AGEUSIA and ANOSMIA) and other symptoms of a VIRAL PNEUMONIA. In severe cases, a myriad of coagulopathy associated symptoms often correlating with COVID-19 severity is seen (e.g., BLOOD COAGULATION; THROMBOSIS; ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME; SEIZURES; HEART ATTACK; STROKE; multiple CEREBRAL INFARCTIONS; KIDNEY FAILURE; catastrophic ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID ANTIBODY SYNDROME and/or DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION). In younger patients, rare inflammatory syndromes are sometimes associated with COVID-19 (e.g., atypical KAWASAKI SYNDROME; TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME; pediatric multisystem inflammatory disease; and CYTOKINE STORM SYNDROME). A coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, in the genus BETACORONAVIRUS is the causative agent.

Year introduced: 2021(2020)

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Tree Number(s): C01.748.610.763.500, C01.925.705.500, C01.925.782.600.550.200.163, C08.381.677.807.500, C08.730.610.763.500

MeSH Unique ID: D000086382

Entry Terms:

  • COVID 19
  • 2019-nCoV Infection
  • 2019 nCoV Infection
  • 2019-nCoV Infections
  • Infection, 2019-nCoV
  • SARS-CoV-2 Infection
  • Infection, SARS-CoV-2
  • SARS CoV 2 Infection
  • SARS-CoV-2 Infections
  • 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease
  • 2019 Novel Coronavirus Infection
  • 2019-nCoV Disease
  • 2019 nCoV Disease
  • 2019-nCoV Diseases
  • Disease, 2019-nCoV
  • COVID19
  • Coronavirus Disease 2019
  • Disease 2019, Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus Disease-19
  • Coronavirus Disease 19
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection
  • COVID-19 Virus Disease
  • COVID 19 Virus Disease
  • COVID-19 Virus Diseases
  • Disease, COVID-19 Virus
  • Virus Disease, COVID-19
  • SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection
  • COVID-19 Virus Infection
  • COVID 19 Virus Infection
  • COVID-19 Virus Infections
  • Infection, COVID-19 Virus
  • Virus Infection, COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Pandemic
  • COVID 19 Pandemic
  • Pandemic, COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Pandemics

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