The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently added three new symptoms of the new coronavirus to its ongoing list.
Congestion or runny nose, nausea and diarrhea have been added to the list of the federal agency, which currently includes fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of new taste, or loss of smell and throat. throat.
“This list does not contain all possible symptoms. As we learn more about COVID-19, the CDC will continue to update this list. ” According to the CDC.
New symptoms were added silently, with a news report the changes were made on May 13th.
A similar change in CDC officials in April added six additional signs to the list. At that time, these new changes included tremors, tremors with repeated tremors, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and loss of new taste or smell.
When pandemic first started, fever, cough and shortness of breath have been reported as the most common symptoms of COVID-19 infection.
Symptoms can range from mild to severe, with most people starting to experience them two to 14 days after exposure to the new virus or SARS-CoV-2.
“Older adults and people with underlying serious medical conditions such as heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk of developing more serious complications than COVID-19 disease,” warns CDC, “emergency warning signs” for COVID 19 typically breath stenosis, permanent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, awakening or not being able to stay awake, and bluish lips or face.
“If someone shows any of these symptoms, seek immediate medical attention,” according to the CDC.
To date, the new coronavirus has had more than 9.4 million cases worldwide, According to John Hopkins University data. In the US alone, there were more than 2.3 million cases and at least 121,996 virus-related deaths.