Scientists identify 6 COVID-19 different types 

July 20, 2020  13:38

Scientists have identified six COVID-19 different types: they all differ in symptoms and severity of the disease, King's College London scientists reported. 

According to Sky News, identifying various types of COVID-19 could be a breakthrough in the treatment of the virus and help identify the risks of developing serious complications in patients.

Here are all six forms:

  1. 'Flu-like' with no fever - Headache, loss of smell, muscle pains, cough, sore throat, chest pain, no fever.
  2. 'Flu-like' with fever - Headache, loss of smell, cough, sore throat, hoarseness, fever, loss of appetite.
  3. Gastrointestinal - Headache, loss of smell, loss of appetite, diarrhoea, sore throat, chest pain, no cough.
  4. Severe level one, fatigue - Headache, loss of smell, cough, fever, hoarseness, chest pain, fatigue.
  5. Severe level two, confusion - Headache, loss of smell, loss of appetite, cough, fever, hoarseness, sore throat, chest pain, fatigue, confusion, muscle pain.
  6. Severe level three, abdominal and respiratory - Headache, loss of smell, loss of appetite, cough, fever, hoarseness, sore throat, chest pain, fatigue, confusion, muscle pain, shortness of breath, diarrhoea, abdominal pain.

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