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New Symptoms of Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

While the whole world is fighting the CoVID-19 pandemic,coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 managed to acquire new symptoms. This is reported by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), whose experts added six new items to the list of symptoms at once. Let me remind you that one of the main difficulties that professionals faced in controlling the outbreak of coronavirus was extremely vague and varied symptoms. In addition, the work is complicated by the long incubation period and the asymptomatic course of the disease in some patients. In this article, you will learn how the symptoms of CoVID-19 have changed and how it threatens.

6 have been added to the official list of new symptoms, but there are more likely to be


  • 1 Symptoms of coronavirus
  • 2 Coronavirus: complications
    • 2.1 Coronavirus fingers
    • 2.2 Thrombosis
    • 2.3 Strokes in young patients
  • 3 How to overcome coronavirus

Symptoms of Coronavirus

After fixing of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus inthe body, the disease can proceed severely until the development of SARS or not manifest at all. This greatly complicates the identification and quarantine of infected people. According to researchers, the number of asymptomatic carriers ranges from 25 to 50%, which probably explains the rapid spread of the disease on the planet.

Meanwhile, until recently, to the mainsymptoms of coronavirus include fever, dry cough and shortness of breath. Now experts warn that this does not always happen. As it turned out, some patients may suffer from loss of taste and smell, conjunctivitis, tremors, and even damage to the toes. Moreover, according to, CoVID-19 causes apathy and drowsiness in elderly people, and in children severe pains in the stomach and heart. However, so far the following six have been added to the list of main symptoms:

  • Chills
  • Shiver
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of taste or smell

Adding 6 new symptoms to coronavirus is veryimportant, as problems with the detection of the disease exist around the world. Now, thanks to the added symptoms, many patients with chills or conjunctivitis will be able to test for the presence of the virus. However, the added symptoms are not the limit of a new coronavirus. Today, more and more doctors report other complications of this viral infection. So, recently we talked about how CoVID-19 can cause the development of severe neurological diseases.

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Coronavirus: complications Coronavirus fingers

It looks painful

This condition, which is easy to guess, is oftenconfusing doctors. According to The USA Today, in some infected toes, the toes acquire a blue or purple color. At the same time, patients feel a burning sensation and pain when touched. Complication is observed mainly in children and young adults with an asymptomatic coronavirus infection. Experts suggest that this symptom may be associated with a blockage of blood vessels or an inflammatory reaction of the body to coronavirus. However, the final reason is not known.


The blood of infected patients is believed to coagulate in the lungs and legs.

Since CoVID-19 attacks the body one at a time,One specific complication is attracting the attention of doctors around the world: tiny blood clots (thrombosis), which are found in the lungs or legs of patients. According to CBS News, the coronavirus CoVID-19 appears to cause blood clotting throughout the body. Some experts believe that this may help explain the high mortality from coronavirus - it is possible that it is because of the formation of small blood clots that patients have difficulty breathing. It is important to note that blood clots are found not only in patients in the United States. Thus, according to a report on the study of thrombosis, about a third of 184 Dutch patients with coronavirus in the lungs or legs had blood clots.

Strokes in young patients

Perhaps we have not seen anything like this in the past.

Surely you have already heard disturbing messages aboutthat young people between the ages of 33 and 49 with a diagnosis of CoVID-19 die from strokes. Thus, the Washington Post report reported on dozens of similar cases registered in hospitals at the University of Thomas Jefferson in Philadelphia, New York University Langone Health and Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York. Doctors found that severe strokes in young patients are an abnormality for neurologists, since the majority of stroke patients are on average 74 years old.

How to overcome coronavirus

More and more scientific resultsstudies suggest that coronavirus affects not only the lungs. Right before our eyes, CoVID-19 attacks the heart, brain, eyes, and even the infected toes. However, the pandemic itself will not end quickly. Unfortunately, we all need to be mentally prepared for the fact that at least until the advent of the vaccine (from 10 to 12 months), the situation in the world will remain difficult. At the same time, over time, we will learn more about SARS-CoV-2, which means we will have more opportunities to defeat it.

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Anyway, we have to keepvigilance and do everything possible to stop the spread of infection. It is very important to follow all the WHO recommendations, if possible order food at home, wash your hands and wear a cloth mask and gloves outdoors. Also, one should not forget about the state of one's mental and physical health, try to get enough sleep, do exercises, learn something new and not lose heart. Stress, as you know, can greatly weaken the body. Read how to cope with prolonged isolation and not go crazy in our material.