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Flu and sore throat with phlegm

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: March 5, 2020 3:07 AM

Anonymous 9 months

My wife is having the above symptom on 1/3/2020. Initially I thought she got it from me and my daughter as we have just recovered from flu. Until yesterday evening, we got to know one of our neighbors is diagnosed with positive covid19 at Taman Desa hospital. It should be reported to kkm by now.
My wife has had direct contact with the patient’s family member over the past one week but not with the patient.
I am worried about my wife situation, please advise what shall we do.

Dr Ramzdhan 9 months
General Practitioner

Greetings, thank you for your question.

Based on the above information, we understand your concern about the problem you’re having. Before that, your wife can answer a simple quiz to assess your risk (Assess Your Risk Here).

If your wife experiences one of COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) you are advised to get check for it as we need an objective value to reassess the symptoms.

For more information on coronavirus, please visit the official Ministry of Health portal at link here (MOH COVID-19 Portal). You can also consult a doctor regarding your condition by clicking Ask Doctor link on the portal.

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Last Updated: Thu Mar 05 2020 03:07:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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