The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has added a runny nose or congestion, nausea, and diarrhoea to the growing list of Coronavirus symptoms.
The new symptoms are likely to appear between 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus.
The CDC reports that anyone with the following symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- A cough
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
“This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19,” the website states.
The US federal department also warned: “Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.”
This comes as almost 10million people have been infected by the disease worldwide with nearly 500,000 deaths.
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