Can they help doctors differentiate between the two respiratory illnesses, and accurately predict which patients will become severely ill?
Fever, runny nose, headache? Lost your sense of taste or smell? Your guide to differentiating between the three illnesses.
These days, every cough, sneeze or headache makes you wonder: Could it be Covid-19? Medical experts are viewing Covid-19 as a multi-organ disease that can affect the body from head to toe and everywhere in between. Here’s a guide to help you understand the symptoms.
Hundreds of thousands of deaths, from either tobacco or the pandemic, could be prevented with a single behavioral change.
It’s more contagious, deadlier, sneakier, and more likely to cause chaos.
Both illnesses can cause fever, cough, body aches, and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea (especially in children). Learn more about COVID-19 symptoms. Both can result in pneumonia.
Although the cold, the flu and COVID-19 viruses have many similarities, there are also some important differences you need to know.
Flu and other seasonal ailments share symptoms with Covid. But there are some ways to help determine what’s wrong.
Covid and the flu share deceptively similar symptoms: coughing, full-body aches, fevers. Both illnesses can give you a runny nose, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting and shortness of breath; both can leave you fatigued, feeling worn out and depleted.
A mild Covid-19 case from omicron might feel like a cold. You should still take it seriously.
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Both COVID-19 and flu can have varying degrees of symptoms, ranging from no symptoms (asymptomatic) to severe symptoms.
The two are completely different viruses. Since viruses are very small and don’t wear little name tags, how then do you tell whether you’ve been infected by one or the other or even both?