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While COVID-19 disease can present with an array of symptoms, the CDC has stated that a vast majority of patients in a recent study presented with one of three symptoms - fever, cough, and shortness of breath.

The CDC study involved 164 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 16 states from January 14 to April 4. Around 96% of the patients had a fever, cough, or shortness of breath. Nearly 45% were noted to have all three of these symptoms. Cough was the most common symptom (84%), followed by fever (80%). Shortness of breath was more common in hospitalized compared to non-hospitalized patients (82% vs. 38%). Other symptoms included chills, muscle pain, headaches, fatigue, and digestive problems including nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, or diarrhea… (Medscape)

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