Does a Person Need to Have Symptoms to Spread COVID-19?

This infographic explains the difference between asymptomatic, pre-symptomatic and symptomatic COVID-19 cases and how asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic cases can inadvertently spread COVID-19.

The infographic is part of a series of infographics that attempts to simplify and visually answer basic questions general audience have regarding COVID-19. For more information, follow me on Instagram or write to me at

Source: Does a Person Need to Have Symptoms to Spread COVID-19?

  • Angshuman Kashyap

COVID-19: Long Term Health Effects

This guidance from Public Health England explains that around 10% of mild coronavirus (COVID-19) cases who were not admitted to a hospital have reported symptoms lasting more than 4 weeks. A number of hospitalized cases reported continuing symptoms for 8 or more weeks following discharge.

It suggests that patients recovering from COVID-19 infection should speak to their family doctor about local care pathways for support and assessment of any long-term symptoms or health problems.

Source: COVID-19: Long Term Health Effects

    COVID-19 Signs and Symptoms in Nepali

    This animated video, produced by Save The Children Nepal, explains the various signs and symptoms of COVID-19 in children. Some of the symptoms include: fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Parents should be mindful of these symptoms and contact the nearest health center if their child exhibits any of these symptoms.

    Source: Child-friendly COVID-19 video on signs and symptoms in Nepali

    • Ayush Jos