CDC Adds 6 New Coronavirus Symptoms

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April 26, 2020 - 11:51 am

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    NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – The Centers for Disease Control added six more possible coronavirus symptoms this weekend.

    The new symptoms are:

    • Chills
    • Repeated shaking with chills
    • Muscle pain
    • Headache
    • Sore throat
    • New loss of taste or smell

    Other symptoms include:

    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

    The CDC said people should get medical attention immediately if they develop any of these emergency warning signs:

    • Trouble breathing
    • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
    • New confusion or inability to arouse
    • Bluish lips or face

    The CDC said the symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus.

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