Covid and normal fever

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The symptoms of the flu and COVID-19 have some differences.

People who have the flu will typically experience symptoms within 1–4 days. The symptoms for COVID-19 can develop between 1–14 days. However, according to 2020 research, the median incubation period for COVID-19 is 5.1 days.

As a point of comparison, the incubation period for a cold is 1–3 days.

The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar in both children and adults. However, according to the children typically present with fever and mild, cold-like symptoms, such as a runny nose and a cough.

Here Dr. Danish Salim of PRS Hospital explains in details about the main differences of covid fever and normal fever. Very informative video. Please watch carefully.

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