Singer Pink reveals how she and her 3 year old son recovered from COVID-19
In an exclusive interview, P!nk had a candid conversation with Ellen about what it’s been like since both she and her 3-year-old son Jameson contracted COVID-19, and how it’s the scariest thing she’s been through in her life.
The star talked about symptoms they had and also symptoms that she didn’t have.
Pink is sharing the story of her and her son to raise awareness that it really can happen to anybody urging people to take the situation seriously and continue to have hope for the future.
- difficulty breathing (severe cases)
Be mindful that symptoms can vary from child to child. Some children might not get any symptoms at all, and other children might get mild symptoms.
The incubation period for coronavirus (COVID-19) can be 1-14 days. This means the virus can infect people up to 14 days before symptoms start to appear.
What to do if children have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19)
If your child has the symptoms above and you’re concerned, here’s what to do:
- Phone the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 or Healthdirect on 1800 022 222.
- Describe your child’s symptoms, plus anything else that makes you think your child might have coronavirus (COVID-19) – for example, overseas travel or possible contact with an infected person.
- Follow the advice you’re given. This includes advice about staying at home, or taking precautions if you’re told to visit your GP, a local hospital or a screening clinic.
If you’re told to visit your GP, make sure to phone ahead and tell the GP clinic about your coronavirus concerns. Some GPs might be able set up a consultation by phone or video.
You know your child best, so trust your gut and care for your family.