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Do I have COVID-19 or allergies?

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It's probably allergies -- not COVID-19 -- if you don't have a fever but your eyes are itchy, you're sneezing, and you have a runny nose.

SOURCES:

World Health Organization: “Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19),” “Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).”

CDC: “Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and you,” “Symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019,” “Symptoms.”

University of Alabama at Birmingham: “Sorting out symptoms of COVID-19, influenza, colds and allergies.”

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on August 21, 2020

SOURCES:

World Health Organization: “Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19),” “Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).”

CDC: “Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and you,” “Symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019,” “Symptoms.”

University of Alabama at Birmingham: “Sorting out symptoms of COVID-19, influenza, colds and allergies.”

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on August 21, 2020

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