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How high is the fever?
Does the cough produce any yellow or green sputum?
Is she having any shortness of breath? Does the breathing limit any activities?
I had asked for some additional information and have not heard back.
The most common cause of fever, shivering, and a cough is a generic viral infection. However, it is also possible that these symptoms could be due to a more serious infection, such as pneumonia. The answers to the requested information would guide the level of concern that a pneumonia is present and whether it would be appropriate for her to be see emergently.
If you can provide the additional information, then I would be glad to comment further.