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i have joint, muscle and chest pains, i have been having mild headache for over weeks now and find it uneasy breathing normally. i feel flu like symptoms. i don’t know if this could be covid 19 or normal flu. how do i differentiate the two ?

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Dr. Andries Nienaber
Specializes in General Practice
COVID-19 symptoms: COVID-19 is characterized by any one or more of the following: high fever (>38) , sore throat, cough and shortness of breath. If you have any of these symptoms and have travelled Internationally or have had contact with a known COVID patient, please go to your nearest screening station. In the light of your difficulty breathing I advise to to visit a healthcare facility for screening and treatment
Answered on Apr 1, 2020
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