Scientists and researchers have found that, in addition to upper respiratory symptoms, a significant number of patients infected with COVID-19 also suffered from loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
A study which was published in April in Gastroenterology delved further into these four issues felt in the tummy.
Dr Alexander Podboy, author of the study said: “COVID-19 is probably not just respiratory symptoms like a cough.
“A third of the patients we studied had gastrointestinal symptoms.
“It’s possible we may be missing a significant portion of patients sick with the coronavirus due to our current testing strategies focusing on respiratory symptoms alone.”
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Source Daily Express :: Health Feed