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A 30-year-old male asked:

I have been in close contact with someone who has been in italy recently. they displayed mild flu like symptoms but have since recovered. i have also felt very mild flu like symptoms. do i need to be tested for covid-19?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. William Tamparo
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Yes: Yes it is a good idea. sometimes Covid 19 and flu (and other common cold virus) could share similar symptoms.

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