Some patients were first diagnosed with dengue fever, according to an article published in the reputable medical journal Lancet.
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So, patients complained of fever and a rash that itched. However, they did not have the usual symptoms of coronavirus – a runny nose, wet cough and sore throat.
Dengue fever – what is it? An acute infectious disease that spreads quickly and proceeds with fever, intoxication, myalgia, arthralgia, exanthema, lymphadenopathy, leukopenia, sometimes with hemorrhagic syndrome (mucous membrane bleeding).
When treatment for dengue did not help them, patients began to complain of shortness of breath. Then they were additionally tested for coronavirus – the tests were positive.
The main thing about Covid-19
As of March 10, the number of patients with Chinese coronavirus increased to 114,452 people, of which more than 4 thousand people died. 62 thousand people recovered. Coronavirus has spread to all European countries, and now it is fixed even on small islands. Most cases of infection in Europe were recorded in Italy – more than 9 thousand people. In the rest of the world, coronavirus is most affected in China, where it was first discovered, as well as in South Korea and Iran. There is no 2019-nCoV coronavirus vaccine yet. However, China and the United States announced that they are already working on its creation. In particular, the US has already begun testing the vaccine in humans. The first case of coronavirus was confirmed in Ukraine. Sick Chernivtsi, who traveled to Italy. Now he is receiving the necessary treatment.
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