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A 27-year-old female asked:

Hi. i'm so worried over this new virus. covid 19. i wonder if il b ok if i got it. i have no underlying health issues. just hearing all this stuff on media. just want some facts please and thank u so much. so much anxiety because of it ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
COVID-19 concerns: Great question and don't worry. At 27 and in good health, even if you 'catch' COVID-19, you will likely have symptoms no worse than a common cold. Your job as a healthy young person is to reduce spread to high-risk people (older than 70, pre-existing conditions, compromised immunity). Hand washing, social distancing, no unnecessary travel/contact will help you do your part to keep others healthy!
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Last updated Mar 21, 2020


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