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On April 25, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its list of symptoms indicative of COVID-19. Previously, the CDC listed just three known symptoms: shortness of breath, cough and fever. Six more symptoms have been added to the list:
- Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
According to the CDC, people with the symptoms listed above or combinations of symptoms may have COVID-19, ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. However, the CDC also notes that their list is not all-inclusive, and that people with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
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