As the pandemic is refusing to seize worldwide there has been an addition in its detection symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) U.S. has added some new symptoms to the list for COVID-19. A total of 3 new symptoms have made it to the existing list.
The 3 new symptoms are Congestion or runny nose, nausea, and diarrhea. CDC also said that they can add more symptoms to it in the future based on their assessment. “This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19“, said CDC’s website.
CDC’s website further says that COVID-19 patients exhibit a varying combination of symptoms and the severity of the illness may differ from case to case. CDC’s that the symptoms are visible 2-14 days after exposure to the Sar-Cov-2 virus. “Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness”, says the U.S. based agency.
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With the addition of these 3 new symptoms, the total number of symptoms stand at 12 at present. Here is the list:
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting