What it’s like to have mild coronavirus symptoms

What it’s like to have mild coronavirus symptoms

Before I start, I should say that during my illness, I wasn’t tested for coronavirus – that was seemingly impossible, unless I had been in hospital or had £350 to spare. But my symptoms met the criteria we’re told to look out for, and they started within hours of my housemate Kitty’s and several other people in my […]
Why the UK list of coronavirus symptoms may be too simplistic

Why the UK list of coronavirus symptoms may be too simplistic

The NHS online symptom checker for coronavirus is too simplistic and may be causing the public to discount mild symptoms and underestimate their risk, say experts.  Across the globe governments and private companies have created online tools for their  citizens to...
Six coronavirus cases with very different symptoms

Six coronavirus cases with very different symptoms

With estimated cases of coronavirus infection in the UK now approaching a million and rising, a much better picture is emerging of the spectrum of symptoms and illness the disease causes.  At one end of the scale, some suffer only the mildest of cold like symptoms...