Six New Symptoms Of Coronavirus Revealed by Center for Diseases Control
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have added six new signs to the existing list of symptoms for Coronavirus
Before now, the known symptoms of Coronavirus are fever, cough, and shortness of breath are indications that someone may have a disease caused by the novel Coronavirus. But the CDC has incorporated six other conditions that may be present with cancer: chills, constant rash with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and a new loss of taste or smell.
According to the CDC, a comprehensive list of symptoms can prove important because with a limited number of available diagnostic tools, especially those who seek testing must report the first signs.
NPR and other news outlets reported last month that smell loss and taste were reported by some people with COVID-19. Patients with the disease caused by coronavirus have also reported muscular pain, bouts, and headache.
The symptoms appear within two to four days after exposure to the virus, the CDC said. Emphasizing the “emergency warning signs” for COVID-19 is breathing difficulty, chronic pain or pressure in the chest, confusion, or inability to bear. and bluish lips or eyes. People with any of these signs should seek medical attention immediately, the CDC said.
The coronavirus has proved very rare and may have lethality, but the majority of people with it will report either no signs or cold ones. The US, which has the highest number of cases worldwide approved, is poised to exceed the 1 million mark in the coming days, with the number of deaths from disease exceeding the annual death rate for pulmonary and cancer, according to the CDC.