The disease COVID-19 is best known for causing symptoms such as cough and fever. Few people are aware that the new Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus also affects the gastrointestinal tract. Affected people have different symptoms such as nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain .
The following infographic shows exactly how COVID-19 affects the digestive organs . She also explains how often the coronavirus causes gastrointestinal problems and how the infection can change the intestinal flora. Additional information, for example how to avoid infection with the virus, can be found in the article This is how Corona affects the gastrointestinal tract .