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Crete, IL
A 37-year-old female asked about a female:

11 year old has a cough, runny nose, headache,earache, no fever. is this covid-19?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Can't say: The symptom pattern is not specific to one agent. It suggests a cold and ear infection. Kids have been among those least affected by Covid-19 . Only proper screening and testing could confirm or exclude this or any other agent. Parainfluenza, rhinovirus, or RSV would be more likely.

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