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Is It Covid? Early Signs May Differ

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A new study has found varying early symptoms for covid- 19 in different age groups and for males and females. The most common symptoms common to all subgroups were chest pain, an eyesore, abdominal pain, chest pain and loss of smell, persistent cough, blisters on the feet, and unusual muscle pain. The study was carried […]
A new study has found varying early symptoms for covid- 19 in different age groups and for males and females.

The most common symptoms common to all subgroups were chest pain, an eyesore, abdominal pain, chest pain and loss of smell, persistent cough, blisters on the feet, and unusual muscle pain.

The study was carried out by King's College London between April to October 2020. The researchers used a machine learning model which thereafter showed 80% accuracy when 18 different symptoms were reported.

The data showed varying symptoms between men and women. The most common symptoms among men were fatigue, shortness of breath, chills, and shivers whereas women mostly had a loss of smell, chest pain, and a persistent cough.

Is It Covid? Early Signs May Differ

While studying for different age groups, diarrhea was common among people over the age of sixty. Fever was not found to be an early symptom in any age group.

Liane Dos Santos Canas is one of the study group from King's College has noted the symptoms and the observations of the first few days of being unwell and has built a detection module with the help of artificial intelligence. Liane is confident this will help them detect Covid-19 positive cases by feeding in the symptoms.

The lead author of the study Claire Stevens says that…
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