New symptoms have been added to the list of signs of a flu infection. However, these are very characteristic symptoms… of Covid!

Nix, The covid epidemic is not finished. that virus continues to evolve, and today researchers see the emergence of new varieties rapidly changing. Among them : Cerberus, Griffin, Typhon…

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Furthermore, while a 8th wave threatening to cave in this winter France and all over the world, this epidemic could be doubled with influenza epidemic. A flu that could make a comeback after a less significant year in 2021 due to covid and barrier movements. Because of one strain in particular (H3N2), which has already created havoc in the past.

Diarrhea too

But while the manifestations of influenza and Covid can ultimately be very close, sometimes confusing, the CDC (American Center for Disease Control and Prevention) has added new lines to the symptoms of influenza. Of new symptoms properties… of Covid!

And for good reason, according to the CDC loss of taste (ageusia) and offsense of smell (anosmia) are also flu symptoms.

According to the CDC, flu and Covid share many symptoms:

  • Fever or fever/chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • tired (tired)
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Muscle aches or pains
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Change or loss of taste or smell

Concerning diarrheaHowever, the CDC specifies that it is “more common in children with influenza, but can occur at any age with COVID-19”. While the losses of taste and smell are “more frequent with COVID-19”.