#PODCAST: Pharmacist, Ria Westerman discusses treatment, isolation and the various symtoms of COVID-19

By Newsbreak Producer Rachel Vadi - Fever, body aches and pain are among the most common symptoms of COVID-19 and are also associated with other viral infections, including influenza. While these symptoms can be quite unpleasant, Medipost Pharmacy's - Ria Westerman says they can be managed at home on the advice of a health-care professional. Westerman says often when a person tests positive for COVID-19 but has mild symptoms, they are told to go home to isolate and are given treatment that includes paracetamol. However, she says when the person's breathing becomes problematic, medical attention should be sought immediately...