COVID-19, Fever, and Flu have many common symptoms including dry cough and the common cold. To avoid confusion and panic, it is important to understand the difference between the symptoms of COVID-19, fever, and flu.

In today’s article, Dr. S M Fayaz, an acclaimed General Physician, Endocrinologist and, Diabetologist with 9 years of experience (view doctor profile on Practo), will help us understand the following:

  1. What are the symptoms of COVID-19 and symptoms of the flu

  2. What are the causes of a fever and what do you if you have a prolonged fever

  3. How to differentiate between a fever of COVID-19 and a fever with flu

Please remember to consult your doctor immediately if your fever does not subside even after 3 days. 

Stay safe, stay healthy!