course is predictable.
days after exposure (day 5 on average) flu like symptoms start. Common are
fever, headache, dry cough, myalgias(back pain), nausea without vomiting,
abdominal discomfort with some diarrhea, loss of smell, anorexia, fatigue.
5 of symptoms- increased SOB, and bilateral viral pneumonia from direct viral
damage to lung parenchyma.
10- Cytokine storm leading to acute ARDS and multiorgan failure. You can
literally watch it happen in a matter of hours.
mild symptoms, 14% severe symptoms requiring hospitalization, 5% critical