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Know Your Symptoms

With influenza season on the way, the question is bound to come up soon: Do I have the flu or COVID-19?

Prevention asked experts to help us sort it out. Richard Watkins, M.D., an infectious disease physician and a professor of internal medicine, says it’s complicated. Some patients may have only diarrhea – a common symptom of COVID-19 – with no respiratory symptoms.

Read more about the signs and symptoms of each disease in the Prevention article.