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Coronaviruses

Summary of Coronaviruses
Coronaviruses are the cause of up to one-third of community-acquired upper respiratory tract infections in adults and probably also play a role in severe respiratory infections in both children and adults. In addition, it is possible that certain coronaviruses cause diarrhea in infants and children.

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is a family of viruses that causes the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome, Middle East respiratory syndrome, and COVID-19.

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A 61-year-old man comes to the clinic because of sinus congestion, dyspnea, fatigue, and productive cough. He says that he received his annual influenza vaccine approximately two months ago, and was in otherwise good health prior to this recent onset of symptoms. Chest X-ray shows mild, bilateral patchy infiltrate. Sputum culture shows no gram-staining organisms, and a test for cold agglutinins is negative. Which of the following is the most likely cause of the patient’s symptoms? 

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