Is It Allergies, the Flu, a Cold,
or COVID-19?

How to Tell the Difference

Indications of COVID-19, the flu, the common cold and even seasonal allergies can be very similar. To help you tell the difference between these conditions, here’s a roundup of their most commonly associated symptoms.

Body Aches X Sometimes
Chills RarelyXSometimes
Dry CoughXXXX
Fever RarelyXX
Itchy EyesX
Loss of Taste/SmellSometimesRarelySometimesX
Nasal CongestionXXXRarely
Nausea/Vomiting/Diarrhea SometimesSometimesSometimes
Runny NoseXXXRarely
Sore ThroatSometimesXXSometimes
Shortness of BreathSometimesRarelyXX

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