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A 38-year-old male asked:

How do we differentiate between covid and flu? my son started with a very sore throat last night and i cant seem to get his fever under control spread through the house very quickly to everyone else

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Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Stay home: Do whatever you do with a regular flu. Drink a lot of fluids, use acetaminophen/paracetamol (tylenol) for the fever and sore throat, eat/drink citrus and please stay home and away from the elders. Follow the recommendation of your local authorities. Only go to medical services if you feel shortness of breath and use masks if you feel sick and need to go out of your house

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Last updated Mar 25, 2020

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