The first symptom of coronavirus infection is high temperature and chills. This was announced on April 5 by a representative World Health Organization Margaret Harris in an interview Naila Asker-zade for the film “Dangerous Virus” for the TV channel “Russia 1”.
According to Harris, those infected most often wake up in the middle nights with body temperature above 38 degrees, which is accompanied by blurred consciousness and chills. “People say they wake up in the middle of the night in turbidity, they feel terrible, do not understand what’s going on, “she said.
A WHO spokeswoman added that 90% spoke of such symptoms. sick.
Earlier March 23, researchers from Flinders University in South Australia said that many infected with coronavirus who do not have typical symptoms of the disease, there is a common symptom – anosmia (loss of smell). The fact is that coronavirus SARS-COV-2, leading to COVID-19 disease, causes more swelling of the mucosa, than other viruses. According to experts, the sign can be used to identify carriers that are “sick without symptoms.”
On March 11, WHO announced a coronavirus pandemic. According to Worldometers on April 5, in 208 countries there are over 1.2 million patients, over 67 thousand patients at least 256 thousand died and recovered.