04.27.20

CDC Adds 6 Symptoms To Its COVID-19 List

Source: NPR

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added several new symptoms to its existing list of symptoms for COVID-19, according to an NPR report.

The CDC has long said said that fever, cough and shortness of breath are indications that someone might have the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. It has now added six more conditions that may come with the disease: chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and new loss of taste or smell. The expanded symptoms list could prove important because with a limited number of test kits available, typically those seeking a test must first show symptoms.

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